Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Collaborates on new and ongoing research projects with a focus on, but not limited to, understanding how glycogen is regulated in cancer cells, and how glycogen metabolism rewires two major aspects of cancer biology:Â protein glycosylation and epigenetic regulation.
Evaluate the function of glycogen in cancer cells using state of the art, metabolomics, flux analysis, interfering RNA screening, global histone methylation and 5hmC DNA hydroxymethylation.
Collection, manipulation, and analysis of experimental datasets.
In addition to independent and collaborative experimental efforts, contributes to writing, proofreading, and fact-checking papers and presentations.
Ensure compliance with institutional, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates.Â
Encouraged to attend and participate in seminars and workshops in preparation for a successful academic career.
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Contributes to facilitating and promoting a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Reviews laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage complex data sets for research.
Leads the contributions to scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
Trains new laboratory personnel.
Performs other related work as needed.
PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree in systems biology, molecular biology, cancer biology, biochemistry, chemical or biomedical engineering.
A minimum of one year of relevant research experience.
A background in cancer and cell biology.
Ability to train others.Â
Knowledge in one or more relevant scientific fields.Â
Knowledge of research techniques or methods.Â
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.Â
Attention to detail.Â
Verbal and written communication skills.Â
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.Â
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.Â Â
Ability to stand for extended periods.
Cover Letter (required)
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