The Assistant Staff Scientist applies technical expertise and experience to plan, coordinate, design, and carry out research project(s) pertaining to single cell analysis of response to therapeutic challenge in Precision Oncology, SMMART and Dr. Mills laboratory.
Participate as a core resource in the initiation and development of projects related to single cell analysis: a) develop new and innovative approaches to single cell protein and RNA analysis in patient samples and model systems; b) coordinate with large numbers of materials and data; and, c) develop and implement databases to deal with research results. Approaches include genomic mutant transfection, cell viability screens, chemical genomics, genomic screens, protein arrays, viral screens, high throughput technologies, sequencing, and bioinformatics. Technology will require robotics, ability to deal with a large number of samples and data.
Assist the Principal Investigator with scientific business on a daily basis to include a) planning, coordinating, and designing experiments on single cell analysis; b) compiling, writing, and submitting reports; c) analyzing research data and presenting it for publication or at scientific meetings; and, d) maintaining records of research data.
Plan and supervise the technique training programs for technicians and other laboratory personnel to use laboratory equipment guided by safety procedures. Instruct and conduct close work with students, technicians, and staff members with updated scientific protocols and instruct them in the use of equipment necessary to perform these protocols.
Doctoral degree in relevant field and 3+ years of relevant post-doctoral work experience
PhD in one of the natural sciences or related field or Medical degree
Two years of postdoctoral experience and/or five years of related experience
Familiarity with single cell sequencing
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