RESEARCH SPECIALIST - RNA PROCESSING IN CANCER
JOB NO.: 91497-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM
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Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91497-AS
Working Title: Research Specialist - RNA Processing in Cancer
Official Title: RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
Hiring Department: A537700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM
FTE: 80% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required; preferably in Biochemistry, Biology, Engineering, Pharmacology, Physics, Physiology, or other health-related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Undergraduate research experience or internship, or experience as a technician running the day-to-day operations of a biomedical laboratory preferred. Experience with molecular cell biology or biochemistry techniques is highly desirable. The individual must be motivated, and able to approach the day-to-day lab work as well as scientific questions in a systematic, organized manner. A strong commitment to data reproducibility is essential.
The specialist will provide technical assistance in support of Dr. Heidi Dvinge's laboratory in the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry. The laboratory uses molecular biology and bioinformatics to study causes and consequences of abnormal post-transcriptional RNA processing in cancer.
Instructions to applicants:
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NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 02 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 8 Sep 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time