Posted in Other 16 days ago.
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Job location: Biomedical Research Building 2 - 5th Floor
The Research Investigator Sr (SRI) will help lead priority and collaborative projects for the Mark Foundation Center for Immunotherapy, Immune Signaling, and Radiation. These projects span pre-clinical laboratory work using animal models to translational studies for human clinical trials. Besides mastery of basic laboratory techniques, successfully navigating this broad landscape of experimental responsibilities will require specialized expertise that include: genome-wide sequencing methods, high-throughput CRISPR functional screens, single-cell technologies, use of pre-clinical mouse models for tumor growth and therapy response, and cellular and gene engineering. Working knowledge and hands-on experience with computational biology and data visualization skills are a must (e.g., R programming, Python). High-level organization skills and the ability to work in teams that include scientists from multiple labs and from diverse research backgrounds (i.e., immunology, cancer biology, clinical research), as well as clinical and translational scientists, are also essential.
Highly advanced professional discipline. M.D., Ph. D., or equivalent doctoral degree and 5-7 years of experience is required. Specialized expertise will include: genome-wide sequencing methods, high-throughput CRISPR functional screens, single-cell technologies, use of pre-clinical mouse models for tumor growth and therapy response, and cellular and gene engineering which is a requirement to fulfil this position.
This position is contingent upon funding.
Office, library, computer room; Requires extensive safety training; Exposure to chemicals; Requires protective devices
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 24-50 lb. Typically standing or walking; Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping
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