Professor

City of Hope   •  

Duarte, CA

Industry: Business Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 271 days ago

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Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

Develops an independent, NIH-funded research program in the field of hematological malignancies, including acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia and B cell lymphoma, leads a research group of postdoctoral scientists, provides mentorship and scientific guidance, oversees experimental studies in his/her laboratory, publishes high-quality research manuscripts, develops research grant proposals for consideration by NIH and other peer-reviewed funding agencies. Performs original research in the Department of Systems Biology. 

Position Accountabilities

The following are essential job accountabilities:

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Research:  Perform original research including the role of oncogenic signal transduction, metabolism and aberrant regulation of transcription in acute leukemias and B cell lymphoma. 

  • Implement genetic mouse models for leukemia and lymphoma
  • Develop cutting-edge methodologies in gene editing, transcriptional regulation (inducible dCas9 regulators), computational biology tools.
  • Contribute new ideas, actively engage in scientific discussion, provide expertise to inform  discussion of new concepts
  • Contribute to department meetings and research conferences
  • Supervision of post-doctoral fellows and technologists as relevant for research activities.
  • Write original scientific manuscripts.
  • Review scientific manuscripts and grant applications
  • Contribute and assist in grant applications.
  • Contribute to quality controls, verification of scientific results, rigor and robustness of scientific data by mentoring junior members of the Department.
  • Contribute to good record keeping, archiving of primary research data, assist with implementation of digital laboratory note books that can be shared among all members of the group, contribute to building and maintenance of a shared file server structure.
  • Act as role model and contribute to good experimental practice, SOPs, laboratory safety and animal welfare.
  • Participate in teaching activities of the Department and the Graduate School.
  • Attend scientific conferences and present work of the group.
  • Develops an independent, NIH-funded research program in the field of hematological malignancies, including acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia and B cell lymphoma, which is based on multiple peer-reviewed research grants.  [1 ], [4]
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Leads a group of postdoctoral scientists, provides mentorship and scientific guidance, oversees experimental studies in his/her laboratory.

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Publishes high-quality research manuscripts, develops multiple research grant proposals for consideration by NIH and other peer-reviewed funding agencies.  [2], [4]

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Collaborates with department personnel on research projectsAttends departmental meetings as required and participates in the department continuing education program. 

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Gives presentations of collaborative and methodological research at professional meetings and at invited seminars.  [2], [4]

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Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reviewing current literature, attending service meetings, and workshopsMaintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintain certification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise. 

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Attends meetings as required.  [2]

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Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

The following job accountabilities may be reassigned:

Assists in care and maintenance of laboratory work area and furnishings/equipment.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

Minimum Education

MD degree and/or Ph.D. degree in Biology or related field of science

 

 

 

Minimum Experience

Five years in Molecular or Cell Biology

 

 

 

 

Requirements:  Other

Experience in the biology of leukemia and lymphoma

 

 

 

 

Req. Certification/Licensure

None

 

 

 

Preferred Field of Expertise

Molecular and cell biology, immunology, B cell malignancies, cancer biology

 

 

 

 

Skills:  Other

Work independently.  Foster and promote a positive image and professional appearance.

 

 

 

 

Aptitude:  Req./Pref.

Compose letters/memorandums

Prepare reports

Troubleshoot problems

 

 

 

 

Machines/Equip: Req./Pref.

Calculator

Personal computer

Computer peripheral equipment