The Staff Scientist will directly supervise DNA extractions and preparation, 5hmC and 5mC labeling, library preparations and sequencing to determine the 5hmC and 5mC profiles of cell free DNA. The individual will work inDr. Bissonnetteâ™s lab in the Section of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine.
Plans, executes, facilitates and promotes advanced technical/scientific research projects involving profiling 5hmC and 5mC in cell free DNA.
Recognizes the need for innovation and develops or incorporates advances in research concepts, methodologies and approaches.
Designs, develops and tests new equipment, instruments, reagents, and/or experimental protocols for research (including hardware, software, statistical methods, etc.).
Collaborates with other researchers as appropriate.
Participates in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports, and co-authors scientific research manuscripts .
Supervises other research staff and will present work at scientific meetings, and provide peer review of grant applications and scientific manuscripts.
Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
Knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
Analytical skills required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet/database, communications, and graphics software required.
Supervisory skills preferred.
Education and Experience:
Doctoral degree in genetics or genomics, computational biology, or related field required.
Completion of postdoctoral training program (normally 3-5 years) required.
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