Associate Scientist

US-TN-Memphis
Job ID
38105
Department
Surgery
Category
Research

Summary

The Yang Lab is using a variety of molecular, cellular, pharmacologic approaches, and in vivo models to dissect the functions of histone demethylases and other histone modifiers in pediatric cancers. We are also collaborating with Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics to screen histone demethylase inhibitors for cancer treatment in addition to running advanced analytical techniques (RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq). 

Responsibilities

To be a successful Associate Scientist in the lab, you will need the ability to manage multiple projects efficiently. You are expected to have the ability to perform colony management, genotyping, routine dissections, generation of tumor xenografts, drug dosing of disease models, epigenetic target validation, basic molecular biology skills (cloning, qPCR, Western blot), and CRISPR-Cas9. In this role, you will assist in managing the daily operations of the laboratory and will train new employees as needed. Experience with NGS and bioinformatics analysis is a plus. Applicants with a strong publication record as evidence of their accomplishments are encouraged to apply.

 

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field is required.

Minimum Experience

  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Bachelor's degree, with at least seven (7) years at the Research Lab Specialist level
  • A minimum of fourteen (14) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Master's degree, with at least seven (7) years at the Research Lab Specialist level
  • A minimum of nine (9) years of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with Ph.D.

 

EEO

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