1. Designs, plans, implements and evaluates complex multifaceted research projects/systems, including method development, adaptation and validation. 2. Collaborates with PI to define research endeavors and the development of research hypothesis and approach. 3. Solves complex methodology, protocol, procedural and research problems through design of techniques, procedures and policies that will achieve research goals. 4. Develops long range plans for supplies and equipment to ensure smooth operation of laboratory. 5. Investigates, analyzes and evaluates complex data, data collection systems and methods to reach scientific conclusions and ensures the integrity of research data. 6. Collaborates with PI to coordinate major lab renovations working with Facilities, Health and Safety, and Purchasing to ensure deadlines, safety standards and purchases are according to plans and within budgets. 7. Prepares scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published reports. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: A degree in life sciences and at least two years of research laboratory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in life sciences.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: A degree in life sciences and at least two years of research laboratory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in life sciences.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to do the operation of Vectra Polaris and PM2000 AQUA microscopes and associated software as well as the operation of Nanostring nCounter Sprint and nSolver system as well as expertise in managing data from Imaging Mas Cytometry.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, MS
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively convey ideas and contribute to reports. Ability to read, understand and interpret documents, protocols, SOPs, safety standards, maintenance instructions and procedure manuals for laboratory equipment.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Associate 2
Required Skill/ability 1: Previous experience with tissue culture using multiple cell lines and emphasis in immune cells. Specimen and/or tissue processing including PBMC, extraction of immune cell subsets using Ficoll gradients and germline DNA. Expertise collecting and processing samples from immune-oncology clinical trials and preparation of samples for cryopreservation and single cell analysis.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to operate instruments and scientific equipment.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to do quantitative and multiplex immunofluorescent staining in formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue samples. Advanced proficiency with statistical software and survival analysis using specialized software (specifically Excel, GraphPad, X-Tile and JMP). Advanced proficiency with quantitative pathology software including AQUAanalysis, InForm and QUpath.
Master's Degree in a scientific discipline and three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 63582BR
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