RESEARCH SPECIALIST A
Duties: The candidate will act as a Histology Research Specialist and will work on projects analyzing the immune contexture of mouse and human cancer tissues using multiplex imaging and analysis tools. The Research Specialist will collaborate with the laboratory team on various projects. The candidate will be required to work independently, collaboratively, possessing strong writing, presentation and analytical skills. He/She will be responsible for 1) tissue sectioning, 2) assisting in the operation of automated and manual immunostaining procedures, 3) slide scanning and image acquisition, 4) management of image files, 5) basic image analysis, 6) development of novel image analytical tools and procedures, and 7) development of presentations and reports displaying results of image analyses. The candidate will also be involved as necessary in the analysis of multidimensional flow cytometry and transcriptome analyses. The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic/motivation, meticulous organizational skills, solid computational skills, and strong social/communication skills.
Qualifications: Applicant should have a Bachelor's degree (a degree in the biological sciences is preferred, but not required) and 0 to 1 year of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with general techniques in cellular biology, histology, and flow cytometry is preferred. Outstanding computer and communication skills are preferred. Meticulous record keeping skills are essential for this position.
Reference Number: 40-28063
Salary Grade: 024
Employment Type: Exempt
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research