Core Dedicated Pathology Research Scientist - Tissue Management Core - Cancer Research - Simmons Cancer Center
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POST DATE 2/12/2020
END DATE 3/7/2020
UT Southwestern Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONExperience 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.
Formal training in clinical pathology (US Board Certification not required).
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.
To conduct and assist the pathology-based research activities of cancer projects led by SCC members. These activities will include assessment and scoring of immunohistochemical methods, laser capture microdissection, histological evaluation of lesions in humans and mice, evaluation of tumor cellularity in core biopsies, preparation of tissue microarrays, preparation and amplification of DNA and RNA extracted from microdissected tumor sections prior to next gen seq and RNA-seq, fluorescent in situ hybridization, evaluation of antibodies generated locally or elsewhere, methods development, etc.
We will provide the necessary training for you to be able to conduct the methods mentioned above as well as others that may arise during your tenure.
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.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
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