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Research Associate, CMS

Rosalind Franklin University
North Chicago, IL 60064
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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary

Study role of Vacuolar ATPase in cancer drug resistance and tumorigenesis

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • As part of a group of scholars studying drug resistance and tumorigenesis, conduct independent research projects which contribute to the group's studies.
  • Unsupervised planning, execution, data collection, analyses, and preparation of
  • manuscripts are expected.
  • Conduct the following specific research projects independently:
  • Generate tumors in mice, collect and analyze biological samples.
  • Perform molecular biology assays including preparation DNA, RNA , cloning, real-time-
  • PCR, expression and purification of recombinant proteins, plasmids, Western blots,
  • ELISA, immuno-histochemistry, immunofluorescence microscopy.
  • Carry out experiments in cell and molecular biology, maintain mammalian cell cultures.
  • Place orders and supervise day-to-day lab operation.
  • Supervise graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and research technicians.

Required Education & Experience

Ph.D. degree in immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, or related field

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Knowledge about computer ap plications such as Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Excellent English reading, writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data.
  • Ability to work independently and a s a team.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including ability set priorities and excellent
  • time management skills.
  • Ability to work productively with diverse populations; show respect and sensitivity for
  • cultural differences.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Five years of postdoctoral research experience in the following areas: Immunological and molecular biological techniques such as DNA and RNA preparations, DNA and cDNA cloning, DNA-polymerase chain reactions, reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction, real-time PCR, eukaryotic gene expression, transfection procedures, signal pathways, protein purification, immunoprecipitation, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, tissue culture, tumor generation and handling.

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions
  • Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Work is of a minimal physical demand in a laboratory setting with duties being performed while sitting, standing, or occasionally stooping with some movement and lifting of boxes with consumables.

EOE, Including Disability / Vets

Posted: 2021-01-29 Expires: 2021-03-02

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