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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Scientist.
The primary function of the research scientist will be to conduct basic science research in the field immuno-oncology using molecular and cellular approaches. The research scientist will collaborate with principal investigators and will be responsible for performing experiments as part of, but not limited, to our funded projects (cell culture, molecular biology, protein chemistry, syngeneic tumor models, flow cytometry, etc.,) The research scientist will assist with supervision of postdoctoral fellows and technicians on the lab team. In addition the incumbent will have oversight for general laboratory operations including supply par levels, maintenance of laboratory equipment and management of laboratory operations. The research scientist will assist the principal investigator in obtaining extramural funding.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations core values and incorporates them into performance of duties.
Initiates, interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates research assignments critical to departments mission.
Formulates and conducts research on problems of considerable scope and complexity.
Explores subject area and defines scope and selection of problems for investigation through conceptually related studies or series of projects of lesser scope.
Makes decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on extensive scientific research activities.
Develops new ideas that promote current research. Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance.
Manage the operations of a lab for the principal investigator by supervising post docs and technicians. Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of all instruments and laboratory facilities.
Ensures timely and accurate completion of research projects.
May provide students with technical guidance and direction in the operation of various sample preparation techniques, extraction lines, and equipment as well as general laboratory practices and safety protocols.
May seek grant funding from external sources in support of their independent research projects with consent of the principal investigator and the department chair. May participate in writing grant proposals.
May be responsible research/lab quality control and compliance.
May develop protocol for the collection of research data including research techniques and methodologies.
May determine and establish laboratory policies, procedures and practices.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of the advances in specialized fields through attendance at conferences.
May make significant contributions to scientific papers and serves as a resource for reports and presentations.
May provide recommendations for equipment purchases and for the redesign of lab space.
May coordinate the activity and experimental design between various labs, scientific staff, and collaborators. Identifies and resolves technical problems.
May serve on internal committees to help further goals of research projects and bring new expertise to the research program.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a MD or PhD and 5 years experience. Demonstrate proper English usage, spelling and punctuation. Possess effective communication and interpersonal skills; professional and courteous manners; demonstrate ability to interact with tact and discretion with supervisors, officials, employees and the general public. Demonstrated ability to perform assigned duties with minimum supervision; identify problems and implement or recommend solutions. Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures within limits of authority; Ability to learn and adapt to new technology relating to office practices and procedures. Able to maintain confidentiality of information; pay attention to detail and work effectively despite interruptions; demonstrate ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work, and demonstrate excellent organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Established record of publications; significant experience.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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