Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Responsibilities 90%: Design, perform, and analyze experiments including: • In vitro/cell culture experiments to investigate cellular pathways important for leukemogenesis • In vivo and ex vivo murine experiments for studying how different microenvironments (bone marrow, central nervous system etc) influence leukemia biology • In vivo and ex vivo murine experiments designed to better understand mechanisms of leukemia chemotherapy resistance and how to restore chemosensitivity
10%: General lab maintenance and inventory management • Lab supply ordering • Weekly lab supply inventory • Lab organization and cleaning
**All required qualifications must be documented on application materials**
Required Qualifications Master degree in Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, or Cancer Biology and 2 years of related experience OR a BA/BS in Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, or Cancer Biology and at least 4 years of related experience * Prior cancer biology experience • Ability to analyze and interpret data and present it in a clear fashion • Ability to independently design, develop, and troubleshoot multi-step experiments • Cell culturing of primary murine/human cells and tumor cell lines. • Experience performing assays on a flow cytometer, including multi-color experiments • Extensive mouse handling experience to include ear punching, irradiation of mice, intraperitoneal/tail vein injections, tail clips for genotyping, facial vein bleeding for blood collection, breeding colony maintenance, tissue harvesting and freezing, surgical anesthesia, sterile technique, and bioluminescent imaging. • Extensive, in-depth knowledge of leukemia, cancer, and/or hematopoiesis research • Experience reporting effectively on the progress and direction of individual projects using written and verbal English, to include proper grammar usage and accurate spelling. • Experience maintaining documentation and reports for data and procedures obtained from separate projects in an organized and logical manner. • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Office and Excel. • Ability to work in collaborative environment and follow written and verbal instruction • Ability to manage lab budget and ordering • Ability to manage, supervise, train, and guide the research of multiple other individuals in the lab (undergraduates, fellows, junior scientists) such that lab research goals are met in a timely fashion
Internal Number: 336466
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