Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
90%: Design, perform, and analyze complex research projects and develop research plans related to leukemia biology including: • Investigating cellular pathways important for leukemogenesis via In vitro/cell culture experiments • Studying how different microenvironments (bone marrow, central nervous system etc) influence leukemia biology by designing and performing In vivo and ex vivo murine experiments • Develop/design and perform In vivo and ex vivo murine experiments to better understand mechanisms of leukemia chemotherapy resistance and how to restore chemosensitivity • Training and supervision of lab personnel, serving as an expert/senior resource • Contribute knowledge and expertise in the preparation of grant(s) and manuscript(s)
10%: Oversee general lab maintenance and inventory management • Lab supply ordering • Weekly lab supply inventory • Lab organization and cleaning
• MD and/or PhD in Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, or Cancer Biology with multiple years of pertinent research experience in cancer biology and a strong publication history • Ability to independently design, develop, and troubleshoot complex multi-step experiments within a large research project including the development of novel techniques and methodologies when needed. • Mostly work independently on projects • Serve as an expert resource to other lab members and our outside collaborators • Instruct and supervise other members of the lab including oversight of other lab members working on the same project • Control and evaluate expenditure of research funds under general direction of PI • Ability to analyze and interpret data and present it in a clear fashion. • Interpret and prepare results for presentations and publication. • 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: 341203
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