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Research Scientist

Employer
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Location
Bronx, New York
Salary
DOE
Closing date
Sep 29, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Genetics
Organization Type
Academia
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JOB TITLE: Research Scientist
DATE: 5 August 2022
DEPARTMENT: Pathology
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Harry Ostrer, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics


POSITION SUMMARY:
This experienced researcher will be part of a team that performs gene discovery and functional genomics studies in human cancer and developmental biology and translates basic science observations into clinical practice. S/he will be part of 2 major studies funded by the National Cancer Institute and a study newly funded by AFWERX (Department of the Air Force). These studies will bring a new generation of functional genomic tests into clinical practice and will transform annotation of genetic variants, prediction of heritable risks, and prediction of responses to drug therapies. The successful candidate should have graduate-level experience in human molecular genetics and genomics, including nucleic acid and protein analysis from human samples and cultured cells, DNA and RNA sequence analysis, Western blotting, flow cytometry, bioinformatics, and statistical analysis. To understand how genetic variation affects molecular and cellular phenotypes, s/he will perform high-throughput functional analyses, gene editing and gene transfection, and DNA and RNA sequencing in conjunction with the Einstein Epigenetics Core Facility. The research scientist will analyze and report findings, then strategize with other team members to assist with formulation of new hypotheses, experiment strategies, and analytical reporting methods.

 

EDUCATION:
Masters degree or Ph.D. in human molecular genetics or equivalent discipline

EXPERIENCE:
At least 2-5 years of experience in an equivalent research laboratory

SKILLS:
Strong laboratory and analytical organizational skills as reported from prior principal investigators

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/mX1D8wS5rBNjyUD2AHRmB7

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