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Research Scientist, Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Job Summary

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Job Reference Code

Research Scientist, Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology

About the Job

Research Scientist, Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology                                       

Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location:Cincinnati, OH, US

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

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, is currently accepting applications for a full time, research scientist, to participate in the design, development and execution of cancer biology research projects and experiments, aimed at the identification of the cellular networks that maintain the viability of cancer.

Essential Functions

Utilize a wide array of cutting edge technology that integrate molecular biology, mouse genetics and biochemistry techniques, including using mass spectrometry on lung cancer specimens to determine the contribution of lipid metabolism to cancer.
Design, coordinate and conduct experimental procedures.
Prepare research results and written summaries of results in manuscript form for publications and in graphics form for presentation at research meetings and for grant proposals.
Maintain and ensure compliance with regulatory protocols and records.
Will submit research proposals as principal investigator for intramural/extramural funding.
Will provide training to undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and research technicians.
Perform other related duties based on departmental need.

Required Education

Doctorate degree in cancer biology or a related field.

Required Experience

5 years of post-doctoral training in cancer biology or related field, having utilized the following:

Molecular biology techniques: DNA and RNA purification, construction of expression vectors, RNAi and CRISPR/CAS9 technologies for gene silencing and editing, expression profiling and chromatin immunoprecipitation, PCR, DNA transfection, gene transduction with recombinant replication deficient viruses, western blotting.
Cell biology techniques: cellular viability assays, cell migration assays, live imaging, confocal imaging, tridimentional growth assays, patient derived tumor organoid generation and maintenance, laser captured microdissection.
Mouse cancer models: generation of genetically engineered mice, mouse colony management, design and execution of pre-clincial drug studies, characterization of tumorigeneensis, tumor xenograft experiments.
Mass spectrometry: design, execution and interpretation of mass spectrometry assisted lipidomic experiments with Sciex 5600 and orbitrap instruments, including proficiency with software needed for data analysis.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
Hearing, listening -  Often
Talking - Often
Standing - Often
Walking - Often
Bending - Seldom
Stooping - Seldom
Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
Crouching - Seldom
Crawling - Seldom
Reaching overhead - Seldom
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom

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: 63104

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati                                   
Job Segment:                     Hematology, Oncology, Scientific, Biochemistry, Genetics, Healthcare, Engineering, Science                                       

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

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