Research Scientist - Immunology - Clinical NGS Lab

University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Education

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8 - 10 years

Posted 106 days ago

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Experience and Education

Ph.D. degree with major coursework in field of assignment and five (5) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least two (2) years at level of Senior Research Associate or equivalent.
Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and seven (7) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least three (3) years at level of Senior Research Associate or equivalent.
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and nine (9) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least four (4) years at level of Senior Research Associate or equivalent.

Job Duties

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs, and personally participates in assigned scientific or medical research project. Selects or assists in selection of key research personnel. Determines specific goals or objectives to be attained and assigns and reviews work of subordinates. Plans experimental protocols.
  • Reviews and analyzes resulting research data. Revises techniques or approaches to work problems as indicated necessary by research data.
  • Compiles, writes, and submits research results to supervisor. Prepares or assists in preparation of research papers, reports, and abstracts for publication as one of co-authors.
  • Designs, develops, or adapts equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results.
  • Plans and supervises training of technicians and other laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, use of laboratory equipment, and safety procedures.
  • May confer with industrial, governmental, or other groups concerning progress or results of research project.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Job Responsibilities
The individual selected for this position will assist, within the Clinical Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) facility, in the generation of genomic sequence data that will be used to evaluate the characteristics of tumor genomes in patients that are receiving treatment at UT Southwestern Medical Center or affiliated hospitals/clinical groups. The purpose of the research will be to optimize the technical strategies utilized to characterize the tumor genome and to identify cancer mutations that are relevant to clinical treatment. After establishing a mastery of these molecular techniques, this individual will assist in the development of new genomic assays that will be used for patient care at UT Southwestern.

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