Research Technologist

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

20137 Radiation Oncology

About the Unit

Job Information

Job Summary:

Under the direction of Professor Philip Connell, personnel will help develop compounds that sensitize tumor cells to radiotherapy and/or cross-linking chemotherapeutic agents. For this, we have developed assays that center on molecular targets involved in DNA damage signaling and repair.


  • The majority of job entails biological laboratory work, which primarily involves cell-culture and biochemical techniques.
  • About 10% of the work also will be administrative, consisting of the following: organize data for presentation in weekly lab meetings, general laboratory maintenance, purchasing and reagent preparation.

  • strong computer skills
  • organizational communication skills
  • ability to work independently and ability to prepare reports on experiments
  • confidentiality/discretion
  • ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks in a competent and professional manner
  • ability to solve problems independently, and ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Teamwork

Additional Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in related field is required

  • Knowledge of molecular biology and cell culture experience is required.
  • Basic computer knowledge is required (e.g. familiarity with EXCEL and MS Word, etc.).

Required Documents:


NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

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Health Screen Required?

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Job No:
Posted: 3/22/2018
Application Due: 5/21/2018
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