The Harrington lab seeks an enthusiastic and motivated post-doctoral researcher. The successful candidate will participate in a research program specializing in aggressive lymphoma and leukemia. More specifically, we study the genetic aberrations and molecular pathways that lead to aggressive B-cell lymphoma, performing comparative studies with both canine and human tissues. Additionally, we conduct investigations surrounding the recently described pre-neoplastic condition clonal hematopoiesis, evaluating its presence in the canine and how it contributes to myeloid leukemia, lymphoma, and other medical conditions. Overall, our lab is interested in propagating the use of the canine as a model of human hematologic malignancies. The candidate will be responsible for designing and executing various benchtop molecular biology assays and analyzing and interpreting the data. Other duties include ordering and setup of laboratory equipment, data presentation in PowerPoint format, ordering supplies, lab organization, reagent preparation, laboratory record-keeping, maintaining and validating equipment, training, and supervising student employees. Importantly, the ideal candidate will be a motivated, enthusiastic, responsible, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and organizational skills.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
A PhD in cancer biology, or a related field
Four + years of hands-on experience in bench research in a laboratory environment
Broad understanding of equipment and technologies used in biomedical research
Willingness to learn new laboratory techniques and procedures
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
Cooperative, enthusiastic and team-oriented individual with good organizational and troubleshooting skills, attention to detail and thoroughness in record keeping
Ability to take initiative in maintaining, and improving lab operations
Excellent oral and written communication skills
A candidate with experience in bioinformatics will be considered exceptional
Required Application Materials
Names of 3 references that may be asked to write reference letters
Transcripts or other evidence of training
Review of applications will begin on April 16, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled.
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Summary of Health Risks
Position may work with animals, human tissues and blood, sharp implements, and bio-hazardous materials and chemicals.
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