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Research Assistant, Cancer Biology Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Research Assistant, Cancer Biology

University of Cincinnati Medical Center - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 4/12/2020 - Expires: 7/11/2020

Job ID: 217260255

Job Description

Research Assistant, Cancer Biology                                       

Date: Mar 19, 2020

Location:Cincinnati, OH, US

            Company:             University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

The Department of Cancer Biology has an opening for a Research Assistant to study molecular mechanisms in renal cancer (Cancer Cell, 2012 & 2014). The work focuses on mechanistic studies of tumor suppressing and oncogenic autophagy; biochemical and metabolic pathways reprogramed by cancer cells; and multi-omics system biology analyses of cohorts of human cancer specimens, with specific interest in identification of diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers.

Essential Function:  Applies professional knowledge, skills, and training to help conduct experimental research work in a particular discipline.

Primary Duties

* Performs experiments and records data according to research protocols;

* May perform statistical and graphical analysis of data;

* Interprets data and assists in judging validity of data;

* Responsible for successfully completing assigned tasks;

* Applies research principals for less complex assignments;

* Serves as a developing level research assistant.

Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor's degree in a profession/field or equivalent level of knowledge.

Ideal Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree with practical knowledge of standard molecular biology laboratory techniques.

This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


REQ: 45123

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati                                   
Job Segment:                     Biochemistry, Cancer Research, Research Assistant, Molecular Biology, Science, Research, Healthcare                                       

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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