The Research Professional will direct research projects that focus on gene regulatory mechanisms using empirical and computational approaches.
Perform experiments in research laboratory involving evaluation of gene expression and epigenome regulation in different cell types, using high throughout functional genomics approaches as well as genome editing techniques. This position requires advanced knowledge of molecular biology and bioengineering, experience with plasmid isolation and transient transfections of primary cultures using plasmid DNA and siRNA. Handle research animal/human samples and maintains clear records in accordance with privacy protection regulations. Coordinates activities with other project personnel.
Optimize new functional genomic protocols; adapt existing procedures to the needs of the work and make significant contributions to methodology. Recognize abnormal results and vary conditions or procedures to correct problems. Lead and direct research technologists, post-doc fellows, and students' procedures and techniques. Train new lab personnel in both the use of high throughout functional genomics approaches as well as genome editing techniques.as well as in the proper ways to optimize new protocols in the laboratory.
Write research papers, participate in writing research progress reports, development of new protocols, pilot studies for new grants.
Advanced knowledge in molecular biology, genetics, and genomics required.
Advanced knowledge of recombinant DNA and cell culture techniques or methods required.
Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
Analytical skills required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Additional Job Description:
Education and Experience:Doctoral degree in a field of study relevant to the research being conducted required. Three years of experience in a research laboratory preferred.
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