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The Section of Hematology/Oncology has a proud and long tradition of excellence in research-based patient care and clinical discovery. Ranked among the finest cancer programs in the country, the Section is comprised of nationally and internationally known faculty with expertise in all major types of malignancies, blood disorders, and experimental therapies.
About the Department
The Drazer Lab is looking for a Staff Scientist to work on the analysis and interpretation of genomic datasets for research projects aimed at understanding hereditary thrombocytopenia and hereditary hematopoietic disorders. The Staff Scientist is expected to plan, execute, facilitate and advanced technical/scientific research projects. The scientist will collaborate regularly with the PI (Drazer), junior scientists, and trainees (graduate students, clinical fellows, medical students, undergraduate students). The scientist will be very involved in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports, and will co-authors scientific research manuscripts. They will supervise other research staff in tandem with Dr. Drazer. All members of the Drazer group provide peer review of grant applications and scientific manuscripts.
Designs, develops and tests experimental protocols for research (including empirical protocols, computational, statistical methods, etc.).
Collaborates with other researchers as appropriate.
Participates in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports, and co-authors scientific research manuscripts.
May supervise other research staff and students.
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Facilitates and promotes a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Develops laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage, analyze and make recommendations on complex data sets for research.
Performs other related work as needed.
Education:Minimum requirements include a PhD in related field.
Developing and implementing empirical genomic protocols.
Analysis of population genetic data sets.
Experience with assisting in the training, a strong publication record, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research.
Knowledge in contemporary patient-derived cellular models.
Knowledge in bioinformatics methods and statistical tools for the analyses of genomic data.
Knowledge of murine modeling.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Cover Letter (required)
When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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