The Medical Research Specialist will study the interaction between the microenvironment and leukemia/lymphoma cells, in-vitro sensitivity of tumor cells to drugs, and in-vivo changes of tumor cells of leukemia/lymphoma patients participating in early-phase clinical trials. The Specialist will be responsible for conducting laboratory-based research studies related to the aforementioned topics, under the supervision and with the help of the PI.The Specialist, along with the PI, will also be responsible for maintaining the lab integrity, including equipment up-keep, training students who will be working in the lab; monitoring laboratory inventory, ordering needed supplies, maintaining records of all expenses, performing required quarterly laboratory inspections, supervising laboratory personnel, maintaining annual safety training certifications, keeping up to date biosafety records and MSDS, compiling annual chemical inventory, and maintaining detailed laboratory records of all raw data.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Solid analytical skills and attention to detail
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments
- Ability to maintain confidentiality in all work performed
Required Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree plus three years’ scientific laboratory research experience
- Master’s degree in a scientific field
- Experience in molecular technologies
- Skills in cell biology, tissue culture, immunoblot, flowcytometry, transfection, PCR
Compensation Information This position is assigned to pay grade P2.25. Tulane offers a variety of options to enhance your health and well-being so that you may enjoy more out of life now and in the future. Learn more about Life at Tulane as well as our Benefits and Pay. See our Candidate Resources to learn more about our hiring process and what to expect.
Location/Region: New Orleans, LA