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Augusta University - Director of Core Labs & Shared Research Services

Reporting directly to the SVP for Research or designee, the primary responsibility of the Director of Core Labs & Shared Research Services is the SVP of Research Office’s central oversight of management of the individual research core labs and services, which are under the direction of individual core lab scientific directors and managers, the completion of yearly reviews and oversight for the management of the core staff, and oversight for core billing and account management. They will assist Core Lab Managers and Core Scientific Directors in complying with Uniform Guidance and AU Service Center Policies, in establishing policies and service pricing, and in improving service request processes and billing. They will prepare financial and administrative reports regarding current cores as well as provide recommendations for new and retiring cores. They will also help educate the AU community and others regarding the services the core provide, and will support marketing of these services/ testing. This position will also assist SVP for Research in research space assessment and assignments, and other research facility function and support.

UC Davis - Business Analyst

The Office of Research at UC Davis is hiring a Business Analyst to serve as the Stratocore PPMS Implementation Associate, charged with leading the implementation of appropriate configuration and process changes for core facilities transition to use of Stratocore PPMS. Qualified candidates have experience configuring, managing and/or using enterprise-wide core administrative software systems, working with or in a research unit providing research equipment, services, or other support, and constructing from incomplete, disjointed, and/or conflicting information, a comprehensive end-to-end view of a business system environment. This position requires strong communication, presentation, and project management skills.

Augusta University - Georgia Cancer Center - Biorepository Manager - Director for State-wide Biorepository

Georgia Cancer Center Tumor Bank/Biorepository Shared Resource at Augusta University provides accrual, annotation and storage services for biospecimens.  The major focus area of the GCCB is oncology, and the GCCB serves as the central hub for the statewide biobanking initiative, Biorepository Alliance of Georgia – Oncology. The Georgia Cancer Center supports an experienced team of scientists who develop preclinical and translational approaches to combat cancer.  

The GCCB has been operational since 2005 and has accrued over 40,000 samples.  There is a state-of-the art liquid nitrogen freezer bank and secure -80oC freezer farm.  A new state-of-the art biorepository software package is newly online and 3-D barcoding is envisioned for proper supply chain management.

Purdue University - Postdoctoral Researcher - Bioinformatics Core

The Bioinformatics Core at Purdue supports biological research efforts across the university. We are looking for highly motivated individuals interested in interacting with multi-disciplinary groups and contributing to the development of new tools, techniques and workflows, to support research efforts in model and non-model organisms. Individuals will be expected to perform routine and project specific data analysis including, but not limited to, de novo assembly, gene prediction and annotation, RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, metagenomics analyses, SNP prediction and identification, using various software packages.

Individuals will have the opportunity to engage in multi-omics data integration and be part of an international research consortium on insect genomes. The position requires experience with de novo assembly and characterization of genomes and transcriptomes.

University of North Dakota - Genomics Scientist

The purpose of this position is to manage ongoing Genomics and bioinformatics research and provide genomics services to internal and external clients in the genomics Core.  This position will provide comprehensive assistance with the design and implementation of experiments, technical assistance with advanced equipment and methods, computational and statistical analysis, and results reporting for SMHS faculty, staff, and students, as well as outside collaborating entities.  The position will collaborative with investigators and others to bring issues to appropriate resolution; will present at seminars/teaching forums; and will work on an on-going basis to identify challenges and future directions as the Genomics Core continues to grow.

More information about this position is available at the jobsite here.

University of North Texas Health Science Center - Research Associate - Genomics Core Laboratory

The Division of Research & Innovation at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Research Associate for its Genomics Core Laboratory. 

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: 

  • Conduct genomic sequencing workflow, operate and maintain related equipment, prepare samples, process data and assist with interpretation of data. 
  • Assist scientists with experimental design. 
  • Provide customer service to users of the newly established Genomics Core Laboratory. 

For more information, please visit the University of North Texas Health Science Center jobsite here.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - Genome Sequencing Analyst II

The Hartwell Center at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital seeks a Genome Sequencing Analyst II. This position will use state-of-the-art technology to support the fight against pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. With the most advanced technology available, this position will utilize Next Generation Sequencing in an automated, high throughput environment to produce accurate results for research and clinical teams. This role will share the responsibility for sample quality control, library preparation, and the operation of various automated DNA sequencers with a collaborative, high-performance team. Candidates who have experience in molecular biology skills and next gen sequencing would thrive in this role.

The Hartwell Center is a shared resource available to researchers at St. Jude. It is a unique integration of high-throughput biotechnology and bioinformatics resources, designed to provide St. Jude with state-of-the-art tools for discovery. Our mission is to be the best in applying modern bioinformatics and biotechnology to the study and treatment of pediatric catastrophic diseases.

 More information is available online here.

Emory University - Senior Scientist (Technical Director)

Exciting and unique job opportunity available at Emory University as the Senior Scientist (Technical Director) of the Winship Cancer Tissue and Pathology Shared Resource Center (Tissue SR). Looking for a qualified professional with experience and knowledge of biorepository operations and activities as well as knowledge of regulations and procedures designed to protect human subjects in the context of biospecimen-based research. Experience working in a clinical or CAP-accredited facility a plus. Responsible for the administration and operation of biorepository activities including oversight to ensure that the procurement, storage, processing, and distribution of biospecimens occurs in a cost- and time-efficient, CAP-compliant manner. Serves as a resource for current biobanking guidelines and best practices and uses this knowledge to regularly update standard operating procedures. Responsible for oversight of both the physical and virtual biospecimen inventory and provides oversight of data collection for biospecimens to ensure data quality and timeliness. Oversees specimen processing, such as histological, immunostaining, digital pathology and multiplex IHC services.

If interested, here is the direct link to apply: https://staff-emory.icims.com/jobs/39060/job

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Center for Protein Degradation - Scientists & Research Associates

Join Dana-Farber's new Center for Protein Degradation.

The goal of the Center for Protein Degradation (CPD) at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is to interrogate and advance a large portfolio of advanced targeted protein degrader targets while creating a next-generation protein degrader platform. The platform will utilize knowledge created while interrogating the targets and will continue to advance the science of targeted protein degradation of additional members of the proteasomeee for therapeutic benefit.

The new Center for Protein Degradation will be led by Nathanael Gray, PhD, and Eric Fischer, PhD, both world-renowned scientists, while operational support, management expertise and initial funds will be contributed by Deerfield Management.

Now Hiring: Scientists & Research Associates 

Why Join Our Team?

If you want to be part of advancing and identifying novel therapeutics targeted to end cancer, the new Center for Protein Degradation is the place for you!  

To view current opportunities, and to apply, please click here:  

Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, with a wide variety of choices and programs to support each employee's life stage and each family's needs. Dana-Farber provides flexible health plans; life insurance plans; savings plans and financial planning assistance; professional development and training programs; tuition reimbursement; holistic well-being programs — all of these and more in an ongoing commitment to our staff's health, wellness, and work-life balance.

Dana-Farber is a diverse, inclusive, caring community, where all are welcome. We work every day to create an environment in which each staff member, patient, and family feels valued and respected.  

Arizona State University - Technical Service + Sales Liaison

ASU Knowledge Enterprise is seeking a motivated, sales savvy Technical Services and Sales Liaison to cultivate and develop relationships between companies and the Knowledge Enterprise's Core Research Facilities. As the Technical Services and Sales Liaison, you will actively market the Core Facilities programs and services to businesses, as well as individual enterprises, to expose opportunities. 

This is an incentivized position with the opportunity for you to earn more for meeting or exceeding sales goals. The total target compensation for this position (Base annual salary + Meeting Sales Goal Incentive) starts at $95,000 annually. If you have sales experience in industrial, research-intensive, entrepreneurial, and/or high-technology environments, then this could be the career move for you!

More information is available here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/JobDetailPreview?

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - Assistant Director, Mass Spec Core Facility

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking an experienced research scientist for an immediate opening as Assistant Director of the Mass Spectrometry Core Facility.

The successful candidate will oversee day-to-day operations of a facility that broadly applies proteomics and protein chemistry approaches to support basic research in cancer, neuroscience and plant biology fields. The person will play a critical role in executing technical protocols and laboratory experiments using established protocols as well as contributing to the development of novel experimental designs, workflows, and new analytical methods. They will employ a collaborative approach to work closely with CSHL scientists on all aspects of their projects, including: providing project support, consulting and teaching practical interpretation of proteomic datasets, effectively communicating project progress, writing technical summaries, and assisting as needed with publication and grant writing.

In addition, the Assistant Director will be responsible for supervising and training facility staff, managing operating costs, ensuring a balanced budget and maintaining/troubleshooting equipment. It is also expected that the candidate will collaborate and publish with colleagues at CSHL.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - Research Lab Specialist, Cell & Tissue Imaging Shared Resource

Research Laboratory Specialist in the Division of Light Microscopy, Cell & Tissue Imaging Center will work with a dynamic team of imaging scientists to offer expert training and advice on design and execution of imaging experiments to investigators conducting transformative research at St. Jude.  Along with other staff, you will consult with St. Jude scientists planning to use microscopy in their research; assist with image acquisition, analysis, quantification, presentation, and publication; and educate investigators on the theory and practice of the resident technologies.

Apply at: https://careers-stjude.icims.com/jobs/5025/research-lab-spec/job

Augusta University - Georgia Cancer Center - MRI Director

The GCC Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource has an immediate opening for an MR scientist/physicist to assume the Directorship of the MRI Imaging section of the Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting day-to-day operation and research studies using 7 Tesla MRI systems. This qualified, experienced and client-oriented appointee will work alongside imaging scientists and collaborators to design and carry out research studies and train users. Other responsibilities will include developing data acquisition and analysis protocols, maintaining the 7T system and quality assurance. The preferred background includes biomedical engineering, physics, chemistry or related field. Individuals with experience in operating and maintaining animal MRI/MRS systems and holding a Ph.D. will be preferred. Candidates with experience with MR imaging and spectroscopy (MRI/MRS) pulse sequence design, data analysis programming, instrumental hardware and software will be an advantage. Applicants that have experience working in a research core environment will be given priority.

University of California San Francisco – Chief Administrative Officer, CoLabs

UCSF is seeking an administrative leader to guide the formation and operation of the CoLabs, an innovative new research organization that will be the first step in the revitalization of the flagship Parnassus campus. CoLabs will present a novel model for collaborative science that incorporates a set of existing UCSF core facilities and brings new expertise in processing human samples and in sharing and analyzing large data sets. CoLabs will soon launch in existing space (phase 1) and is now planning a new 20,000 square foot state of the art facility targeted to open in 2020 (phase 2). Once fully operational, we anticipate that the CoLabs will be home to approximately 60 scientific staff and 15-20 embedded researchers and will collaborate with a large and diverse group of UCSF investigators.



Link here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=6495&siteid=5226 - jobDetails=2851517_5226

University of Illinois at Chicago - Senior Research Specialist, Mass spectrometry, Metabolomics & Proteomics Facility (MMPF)

The Mass spectrometry, Metabolomics & Proteomics Facility (MMPF) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has an open position for a full-time Senior Research Specialist with a background in Mass spectrometry, Metabolomics & Proteomics. The holder of this position will perform research in mass spectrometry to identify small molecules and peptides/protein analysis, identification and structure elucidation; define research projects, consult with customers in designing experimental plans, carry out own research projects, and train other lab personnel in various techniques and research equipment ; document and disseminate of research activities and results for publication, reports, outreach and user communities.

Nova Southeastern University – Genomics Core Manager

Nova Southeastern University’s Translational Research and Economic Development Department is seeking a full-time Genomics Core Manager for its newly established Genomics Core. This position will perform NGS using the Illumina NextSeq 500 platform for key applications including gene expression profiling, exome sequencing, and whole genome sequencing. The Core Manager will oversee operations from sample preparation, library construction, data generation, data processing to interpretation of results to ensure high level of quality and reliability of generated results. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for using established scientific techniques to compile and analyze data and interpreting results using bioinformatic tools, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining. For more information please visit https://www.nsujobs.com/. Position number 992709

UMKC - Confocal Core Co-Director/Senior Research Associate

UMKC is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join us as a Senior Research Associate and Co-Director of the Confocal Imaging Core in the UMKC School of Dentistry. The individual will be part of a dynamic research team working within the mineralized tissue research program in the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Missouri, Kansas City and will also support the research of investigators on the UMKC campus. The individual will work on NIH funded projects with an emphasis on live cell confocal and multiphoton imaging. These projects are focused on the role of exosomes in bone cell function and in muscle-bone interactions in normal, aging and diseased states in bone, examining mitochondrial function in these same models as well as projects investigating the dynamic properties of bone cells and live cell imaging of extracellular matrix assembly. The individual will also be encouraged to establish their own independent research projects.

Portola Pharmaceuticals - Scientist I/II, Analytical Development

Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of the novel therapeutics for the treatment and prevention of severe cardiovascular diseases and cancer. The Scientist II Analytical Development will work in a biopharmaceutical analytical development group responsible for analytical method development, method qualification/validation and QC transfer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and drug products throughout the development pipeline. Development of analytical assays and immunoassays used to characterize, establish, and monitor both the purity and strength of drug substances and products, analytical method development/optimization and assay transfers to QC and/or contract testing laboratories is a core responsibility. Experience with various analytical techniques, such as HPLC, CE, SDSPAGE, Western Blot, UV/Vis and spectroscopic techniques is a plus. The successful candidate will also review and/or prepare validation protocols, reports and GMP controlled documents related to release and stability testing of drug substance and drug product. Familiarity with, and understanding of industry standards for regulated pharmaceutical testing is required. The Scientist will work in a team environment with members of the analytical, formulations and Quality groups along with scientists from related disciplines throughout the company.

UNT Health Science Center - Research Associate - Microscopy

The mission of the Division of Research & Innovation is to assist all components of the research enterprise at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.  The Division of Research & Innovation at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Research Associate to their team. Responsibilities of the position include working in the Microscopy Core Laboratory, provide services and assistance to researchers in confocal microscopy measurements, assisting researchers and graduate students in data collection, processing and analysis, providing training in confocal microscopy and use of instrumentation, monitoring and maintaining confocal microscopes and supplies for their operation, preparing tissue samples fixation and staining and assisting in preparation of data for presentations and publications.

UNT Health Science Center - Research Associate - Microscopy 

GSK - Senior Scientist, Genomics

GSK has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, agile and experienced scientist with lab level expertise in genomics technologies to join the Cellular Biomarkers group within the Bioanalysis, Immunogenicity and Biomarkers (BIB) department based in Collegeville, PA. The genomics scientists will generate data to support the understanding of disease heterogeneity, drug’s mechanism of action, and patient response to treatment at the molecular level through application of advanced genomics technologies, including Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), Single cell analysis, Nanostring, qPCR and molecular characterization of single genes/proteins. This individual will serve as a technical expert in applied genomic technologies, providing scientific leadership and guidance on the use of NGS, digital quantification of nucleic acids and single cell analysis to support drug discovery.  This role will conduct and oversee all aspects of method development, trouble-shooting, validation and sample analysis for clinical studies requiring genomic technologies endpoints.  The successful individual will complete all aspects of the determination; including reagent selection/optimization, sample preparation, sample acquisition, data processing.  They will ensure all work is conducted in compliance of GCP regulations (when necessary) and follows the appropriate SOPs.

GSK - Senior Scientist, Genomics

GSK - Investigator, Genomics

GSK has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, agile and experienced scientist with lab level expertise in genomics technologies to join the Cellular Biomarkers group within the Bioanalysis, Immunogenicity and Biomarkers (BIB) department based in Collegeville, PA. The genomics scientists will generate data to support the understanding of disease heterogeneity, drug’s mechanism of action, and patient response to treatment at the molecular level through application of advanced genomics technologies, including Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), Single cell analysis, Nanostring, qPCR and molecular characterization of single genes/proteins. This individual will serve as a technical expert in applied genomic technologies, providing scientific leadership and guidance on the use of NGS, digital quantification of nucleic acids and single cell analysis to support drug discovery.  This role will conduct and oversee all aspects of method development, trouble-shooting, validation and sample analysis for clinical studies requiring genomic technologies endpoints.  The successful individual will complete all aspects of the determination; including reagent selection/optimization, sample preparation, sample acquisition, data processing.  They will ensure all work is conducted in compliance of GCP regulations (when necessary) and follows the appropriate SOPs.

GSK - Investigator, Genomics

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