The primary responsibility of the Research Associate is to perform breast cancer research using chemically modified antibodies and high content microscopy. The successful candidate will participate in various research lab projects, including optimization of antibody conjugation and advanced immunohistochemistry-based microscopic imaging. The successful candidate will design and conduct experiments with cellular models, interpret data, perform statistics and prepare summaries of significant findings.
Other duties include:
- An ability to write drafts of manuscripts
- Submission of manuscripts to peer reviewed scientific journals
- Submission of abstracts for scientific meetings, presentation of data at meetings
- Management and training of users in antibody conjugation and imaging
- Training and direction of undergraduate and graduate students in laboratory procedures
- Able to assist and contribute to the preparation and submission of grant proposals
- Act as liaison for the lab with service providers and suppliers, as well as other center staff involved in research and administration
Minimum Qualifications :
Preferred Qualifications :
- Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry from an accredited U.S. university or the equivalent from a foreign university
- Three or more years of post-doctoral training with experience in cancer research
- Experience with protein conjugation and high content microscopy
- Strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)
- Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with, and instruct a culturally diverse population.
- Supervisory experience
- Have published peer-reviewed articles
Professional Rank and Salary Range: R-2
Start Date: As soon as possible
A review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain open until the position is filled.
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