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Post Doctoral Researcher 1

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Job Description

Researcher 1

Full Job Description

Researcher 1 participates in planning, design, execution, and management of research projects in a foundational (basic) biological/health science research laboratory investigating cancer in the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • Participates in developing and implementing goals and objectives of studies

  • Designs and executes complex laboratory experiments

  • Performs advanced molecular and cellular techniques

  • Collects, analyzes and interprets research data

  • Assists with development and implementation of new and/or revised research methodologies and techniques

  • Tests experimental designs, sampling techniques, and analytical methods and make recommendations for utilization

  • Assists in establishment of controls, criteria and research standards

  • Performs critical analysis of literature relevant to research being undertaken

  • Assists in the preparation of research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation at national and conferences and workshops, and in the writing of project reports, articles and other documents

  • Assists principal investigator in the preparation of proposals to obtain new or renewal of extramural funding in support of research

  • Coordinates laboratory activities and work assignments of postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students, and laboratory research staff

  • Oversees and coordinates periodic maintenance and testing of laboratory equipment

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required, Master's degree preferred

  • 1 year of relevant experience required

  • Ability to translate, adapt and apply academic and/or practical knowledge in the conduct of biological/health science research is preferred

  • Experience in a biological/health science research capacity is preferred

  • Requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.

The OSUCCC – James is the only cancer program in the United States that features a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center aligned with a nationally ranked academic medical center and a freestanding cancer hospital on the campus of one of the nation’s largest public universities.

Pay Range:

$42,700 - 56,900 per year.

Regular 40 First Shift

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