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Research Scientist

Employer:  NYU Langone Medical Center
Job Number:  7046332 (Ref.#. IN19345)
Date Posted:  12/05/2016
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center’s tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Scientist.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join a cutting edge pancreatic cancer research program. The Kimmelman lab studies multiple aspects of pancreatic cancer biology with a focus on tumor metabolism. This individual would be responsible for working with the Principal Investigator (PI) to help oversee the day-to-day laboratory operations as well as to ensure the continued development of the research operation.

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
Initiates, interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates research assignments.
Formulates and conducts research on problems of considerable scope and complexity.
Develops new ideas that promote current research. Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance
May manage the operations of a lab for the Principal Investigator by supervising Post Docs and technicians. Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of all instruments and laboratory facilities.
Ensures timely and accurate completion of research projects.
May provide students with technical guidance and direction in the operation of various sample preparation techniques, extraction lines, and equipment as well as general laboratory practices and safety protocols.
May seek grant funding from external sources in support of their independent research projects with consent of the PI and the Department Chair. May participate in writing grant proposals.
May be responsible for research/lab quality control and compliance.
May develop protocol for the collection and quality of research data.
Develops research techniques and methodologies.
May determine and establish laboratory policies, procedures and practices.
May make significant contributions to scientific papers. Is a resource/ author/ co-author for reports and presentations.
May provide recommendations for equipment purchases and for the redesign of lab space.
May coordinate the activity and experimental design between various labs, scientific staff, and collaborators. Identifies and resolves technical problems.
May serve on internal committees to help further goals of research projects and bring new expertise to the research program.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a MD or PhD and completion of a postdoctoral fellowship.

Preferred Qualifications:
Substantial experience from having completed Post Doc training. Established a record of publications. Extensive cell and molecular biology experience is required. Experience with mouse models of cancer or techniques to analyze tumor metabolism such as Mass Spec are beneficial.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. And just as our employees invest so much in us, we invest in our employees. We’re pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York’s hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. We begin with exceptional medical, dental, and drug coverage. We enhance this basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, and supplement those with retirement investment and benefits plans, and generous paid time off allowances. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you’ll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY 10016
United States
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