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University of Kansas Medical Center Post Doctoral Fellow - Biomarker Discovery Lab in Kansas City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11297502 Post Doctoral Fellow - Biomarker Discovery LabDepartment:SOM KC Pathology and Lab Medicine-----Laboratory MedicinePosition Title:Post Doctoral Fellow - Biomarker Discovery LabJob Family Group:Professional StaffJob Description Summary:We are seeking an experienced researcher for the Biomarker Discovery Lab (BDL) that is a part of the KU Cancer Center and the Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine COBRE. The successful candidate must communicate and work well within a collaborative team as the person will interact with basic and clinical scientists to support translational research studies. The successful candidate will help develop and perform assays needed for the various correlative studies evaluating DNA, RNA, protein, and extracellular vesicles that are supported by the BDL. The successful candidate will generate and review data, troubleshoot and optimize assays, help write grants and manuscripts, help prepare study budgets, and present results to lab members and the lab PI.Job Description:Required Qualifications:A PhD (or equivalent) in biological sciences is required. Essential knowledge in current molecular biology techniques including experience working with DNA, RNA, protein, cell culture, next generation sequencing, and other general molecular biological techniques is required. Strong work ethics, attention to details, effective communication skills, and ability to work independently within the BDL with guidance from the lab directors. ?Preferred Qualifications:Experience in two or more of the following areas is highly favorable: circulating protein-based and nucleic acid-based biomarker development; next generation sequencing; immunohistochemistry and/or immunofluorescence; digital spatial imaging; and working in a CLIA lab environment.Job Duties Outlined: Develop, validate, and run assays to support translational research on clinical trials and other basic science research projects. Prepare standard operating procedures for novel assays developed in the lab. Disseminate knowledge and train other lab members of these novel assays that are of general interest. Understand the basic principles of instrumentation and be able to recognize problems with the assays when they arise. Take appropriate corrective action(s) in order to accurately collect data, interpret results and perform additional testing when necessary. Review all data with the lab Director/supervisor prior to releasing results to confirm that the data are complete and fulfill the study being supported by the BDL. Work within a team with other members of the BDL and correspond collegially with other researchers and clinicians at the University and outside of the University. Assist the lab PI and lab Director/supervisor with writing manuscripts, grants, and preparing study budgets. Present data at lab meetings and conferences. Participate in conference calls with collaborators. Assist with overall maintenance of lab in a collegial setting. Help train graduate students and other junior lab members. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.Required Documents: Resume/CV Cover LetterEmployee Type:RegularTime Type:Full timePay Rate Type:SalaryPay Grade:PDFPay Range:Minimum47476Midpoint64386Maximum78183Application Instructions:To learn more and apply online, please visit https://apptrkr.com/2016179 or go to https://jobs.kumc.edu/ and search for position number JR000660.Applications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.About KU Medical Center:The University of Kansas Medical Center's mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn more at http://www.kumc.edu/.Benefits:KU Medical Center proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package through the state of Kansas, with flexible options designed to meet the diverse needs of our faculty and staff. To learn more about our options for medical, vision, dental and other insurances, as well as our generous time off policies and retirement options, please visit http://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefitsrewards.html.Copyright 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.https://www.jobelephant.com/jeid-b11fef440642d3479bac043dcafdbee1