The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Cancer Biology is hiring a full-time Research Scientist to join the Fan Laboratory.
The Research Scientist will use molecular, cellular, and mouse genetic (conditional knockout and transgenic) approaches to explore the molecular mechanisms underlying tumor angiogenesis and uncover the therapeutic targets for the treatment of breast cancer.
Modify and adapt experimental protocols, techniques and procedures to specific project requirements.
Design, coordinate and conduct experimental procedures.
Prepare research results and written summaries of results in manuscript form for publications and in graphics form for presentation at research meetings and for grant proposals.
Maintain and ensure compliance with regulatory protocols and records.
Independently design and conduct experiments.
Other duties as assigned.
Ph.D. in Physiology, or a related field required.
Research experience in tumor angiogenesis and glucose metabolism for at least 2 years. And also, prior experience in tumor mouse orthotopic models and metastatic models for at least 2 years.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work and collaborate effectively with students, faculty and staff from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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