Will have responsibility for designing, trouble shooting and performing in vitro experiments.
Will have responsibility for handling and treatment of small animals, including performing irradiations, injections/inoculations, and blood/tissue collection.
Will supervise work by technicians and undergraduate research assistants, in consultation with the principal investigator.
Will provide regular oral reports on progress to the principal investigator.
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Facilitates and promotes a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Trains and mentors laboratory personnel.
Performs other related work as needed.
PhD degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted.
Postdoctoral training in a field relevant to the research being conducted.
Over ten years of prior research experience.
Prior experience with small animals as experimental models.
Knowledge of standard research techniques relevant to cancer research.
Familiarity with standard laboratory equipment and common data analysis software.
Analytical and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail and organizational skills.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Â
Moderate physical activity which includes reaching for materials, carrying materials, safe handling and manipulation of chemicals and biological materials according to approved protocols, writing, computer use, standing at the bench, and bending at the waist/crouching to access certain pieces of equipment.
Requires the ability to stand for long periods of time, very good manual dexterity and the ability to perform fine motor tasks.Â
Weekend/Evening hours are occasionally needed.
Resume or CV (required)Â
Cover Letter (required)
List of 2 references (required)
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