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UCSF Biostatistics Core - Senior Staff Analyst

The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCCC) Biostatistics Core at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking a senior staff analyst candidate with the earliest possible starting date of January 1, 2019. The successful applicant will work directly under the HDFCCC Biostatistics Core faculty members and together they will serve as the principle research data analysts for the Cancer Center Biostatistics Core. Commensurate with experience, the successful applicant may also advise PI and other researchers on research design issues and the use of appropriate statistical methods.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Research Assistant II

A Research Assistant II position in the field of experimental metabolomics is available in The Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. We seek a highly motivated individual with a BS/BA or MS degree in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology, cellular biology, genetics, or related fields. Must have experience with cell culture and aseptic technique. Experience with liquid chromatrography/mass spectrometry, pharmacological assays, high‐throughput screening, RNAi, CRISPR/Cas9, qPCR, protein purification, Western Blotting, immunoassays, and/or fluorescence microscopy is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - Mass Spectrometry Specialist

A Mass Spectrometry Specialist position in the field of experimental metabolomics is available in The Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. We seek a highly motivated individual with a BS/BA or MS degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related fields. Must have experience with sample preparation for analysis by mass spectrometry. Experience with operation of liquid chromatrography/mass spectrometry instruments, liquid handling robotics, solid phase extraction (SPE), supported liquid extraction (SLE), good laboratory practices (GLP) training, targeted metabolomics, and non‐targeted metabolomics is preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.

Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute - Research Specialist lll - Analytic Microscopy Core

Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.

The Analytic Microscopy Core is recruiting for a Research Specialist lll in Tampa, FL.

Position Highlights:

  • The Research Specialist III works closely with the core staff and center's research community in an effort to further cancer research through development and execution of microscopy related experiments. 
  • Provide training and assistance on various microscopy techniques including but not limited to:  Fluorescence, Intravital, Live Cell, and Confocal Microscopy, Digital Pathology, and Image Analysis.
  • Work independently to determine best methods to use for customer projects.

The Ohio State University – Cryo-EM Research Associate 2-Engineer

The Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis has an opening for a Cryo-TEM Research Associate 2 – Engineer to perform multidisciplinary research in Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM). This position will perform basic functions and activities related to cryo-transmission electron microscopes and users. This position will prepare TEM specimens, operate transmission electron microscopes of cryo-transmission specimens, and screen cryo-TEM specimens for suitability in structure research. This position will conduct assessments prior to data collections, including but not limited to performing preliminary image data quality, loading samples, and tuning microscopes. This position will also assist with oversight and maintenance of cryotransmission electron microscopes and ancillary related equipment. This position will participate and support research in single particle and tomography studies utilizing cryotransmission electron microscopes and specimens, as well as write or edit/approve progress reports, technical reports and/or journal articles.

Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core - Research Associate - Bioinformatics Analyst

The Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core (HBC) is looking for a bioinformatician or computational biologist to work with data from a wide variety of experimental platforms, with a focus on next-gen sequencing technologies. This role provides a unique opportunity to participate in exciting and rewarding world-class research that is making a profound impact on human health.

University of Pennsylvania Flow Core - Resource Technologist B

The Resource Technologist B will provide high quality processing and flow cytometry services of clinical trial samples to the Abramson Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting Shared Resource Laboratory, primarily for projects with the Parker Center for Cancer Immunotherapy. A knowledge of and experience with flow cytometry using Becton-Dickinson cytometers is a requirement for this position, as well as knowledge of FlowJo analytical cytometry. Additional duties include detailed manual and electronic record-keeping, sample inventory management, performing cellular immunology assays, participating in equipment or reagent validation, and developing or updating standard operating procedures. This position involves working closely with the Research Project Manager to carry out highly-regulated clinical assays, and to implement and adhere to rigorous standard operating procedures to achieve uniformity and reproducibility. Interaction with study organizers at outside institutions will be common so exceptional interactive skills are highly desired.

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Princeton University - Research Software Engineer

Do you want to help enable and advance groundbreaking Molecular Biology research through software development? Do you have a background in research but love to write code? Are you looking to apply your scientific programming expertise to a novel set of research problems? If so, Princeton University's Research Computing department is recruiting a Research Software Engineer to join the fast-growing Research Software Engineering (RSE) Group.

In the RSE Group, we collectively provide computational research expertise to multiple divisions within the University. As a central team of software experts, we are focused on improving the quality, performance, and sustainability of Princeton's computational research software. Our group is committed to building collaborative environments in which the best software engineering practices are valued, and to sharing and applying cross-disciplinary computational techniques in new and emerging areas.

In this position, you will be an integral member of multiple research teams focused on cutting-edge computational molecular biology and bioinformatics research. You will join teams of researchers associated with the Department of Molecular Biology to provide computational expertise in algorithm development and software design in order to create high-quality and sustainable research code.

If you have a strong background in scientific programming, academic research, and an interest in molecular biology you have the right skill set to make an immediate impact on multiple high-profile research projects.

This position will require you to work closely with colleagues in the Office of Information Technology (OIT) as well as with faculty, student/postdoctoral researchers, and technical staff in Molecular Biology to enable and accelerate research software development within the department.

Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core Director

 Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) is a leading independent biomedical research facility dedicated to determining the epigenetic, genetic, molecular, and cellular origins of cancer, Parkinson’s, and other diseases, and translating those findings into effective therapies. Our Core Technologies and Services support more than 330 scientists and staff in on-site laboratories and collaborative partnerships that span the globe. We are currently seeking a Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core Director to join our team of highly experienced and skilled Core Technologies and Services leaders.


Nebraska Center for Biotechnology Research Technologist

Nebraska Center for Biotechnology

The Microscopy Core Research Facility ( of the Nebraska Center for Biotechnology ( at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is hiring a Research Technologist.  The qualified person will carry out advanced bio-imaging analyses such as confocal live-cell and immunofluorescence microscopy. The technologist will provide quality services for users and should have some knowledge of plant biology with experience in microscopy experiments, instrument and computer skills.  Being a core facility the successful candidate will be customer service oriented with a willingness to help others.  


Requirements and Qualifications: M.Sc. is required (PhD is also acceptable).  BSc with major in the area of plant biology, MSc degree with research using plant cells with at least one-year experience in fluorescence microscopy.  Preferred Knowledge and Skills:  Plant live-cell confocal (Nikon system) imaging skills; worked in an academic environment, core facility setting is a plus. 


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Application review process will begin on Nov 1, 2018.


UNMC - Director of Research Resources

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is looking for a Director of Research Resources to manage its growing research infrastructure. The director reports to the Vice Chancellor for Research and is a member of the Vice chancellor’s senior leadership group with responsibility for five key research program areas.

Boston College - Executive Director, Research Infrastructure

 Boston College seeks a creative and innovative person to report directly to the Vice Provost for Research (VPR), and to be responsible for directing and managing all University core research facilities. The leader hired for this role will play a key leadership role in the effective management of, and planning for, already existing core facilities, as well as in the establishment of the core facilities for the new Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society.

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