Research Associate
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

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Research Associate

Health Research Inc.

Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Time Type:
Full time

Weekly Hours:

First Shift (United States of America)

Performs a variety of routine and specialized laboratory tests and experimental procedures for the purposes of original research which generally are within a well-defined body of scientific knowledge and typically contribute to larger research efforts of independent investigators.

Our laboratory is broadly interested in transcriptional regulation and cell-fate determination in cancer cell biology and treatment. We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled candidate to work on a novel family of transcriptional and cell-fate regulators in cancer cell biology and treatment response, and stem cell biology. The candidate should have background experience in: cell culture methods; molecular biology techniques including western blotting and RT-PCR; laboratory research statistics; willingness to learn new techniques. Also preferred is experience in: cancer hallmark assays such as cell motility, invasiveness, and apoptosis; mouse models; stem cell assays; drug sensitivity assays; and ability to design and perform custom/novel biochemical experiments. The candidate will be expected to participate in preparation of manuscripts and protocols, presenting in weekly lab meetings, and participating in departmental work-in-progress meetings. A candidate with a Ph.D. degree is preferred.

The candidate will be surrounded by a stimulating research environment, cutting-edge technology, and daily interactions with colleagues in other labs. The laboratory environment will be one where regular discussion of new ideas, and freedom to explore new avenues of investigation, will be encouraged.

Required Education and Experience

1. Master's degree and the equivalent of eighteen (18) months of full-time professional research experience in a laboratory, clinical or scientific research environment; or
2. Bachelor's degree and the equivalent of thirty (30) months of full-time professional research experience in a laboratory, clinical or scientific research environment.

Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.

Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.

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