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Assistant Research Professor
November 19, 2017 - December 19, 2017
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities
Performs original research in the Department of Systems Biology. Also performs all technical aspects of the Department of Systems Biology. Evaluates and introduces new materials, methods and equipment to help determine the feasibility and or adaptability for the Department of Systems Biology. Assists the Department Chair in development of new technologies, participation in quality control, quality assurance and quality improvement procedures. Assists Technical Associates in technical aspects of the laboratory.
|The following are essential job accountabilities:|
Research: DNA/RNA epigenetics in cancer and oncogenic signal transduction. Perform original research including, but not limited to, the role of DNA/RNA epigenetic modifiers or readers, kinases, phosphatases, transcription factors in regulating oncogenic cell signaling and metabolism.
Read and analyze the relevant literature.
Develop cutting-edge methodologies in gene editing, transcriptional regulation, computational biology tools.
Contribute new ideas, actively engage in scientific discussion, provide expertise to inform discussion of new concepts
Contribute to lab meetings and research Clubs
Contributing to a positive lab environment including the spirit of collaboration and helping others
Supervision of post-doctoral fellows and technologists as relevant for research activities.
Develop and maintain world expertise in a suite of genes studied by the Systems Biology
· Write original scientific manuscripts.
· Review scientific manuscripts and grant applications
· Contribute and assist in grant applications.
Maintains 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.
Attends departmental meetings as required and participates in the department continuing education program.
Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
|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||Ph.D. degree in Biology or related field of science|
|Minimum Experience||Five years in Molecular or Cell Biology|