Research Scientist

Updated: about 24 hours ago
Location: Detroit, MICHIGAN
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Number
044228  
Position Title
Research Scientist  
Number of Vacancies
1  
School/College/Division/Institutes/Centers
06 - School of Medicine  
Primary Department
H0632-Oncology  
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Develop, validate, and implement LC-MS/MS methods to quantitatively determine small molecule drugs and metabolites in biological samples to support preclinical and clinical drug metabolism and pharmacokinetic studies.
Develop novel LC-MS/MS based methods for metabolomic profiling.
Develop and implement novel sample preparation and separation strategies.
Apply LC-MS/MS to identify chemical structures of unknown metabolites.
Design and perform cell and biochemical based assays to measure cell growth/death pathways, mRNA and protein expression, and other mechanistic read-outs.
Participate in managing the day-to-day operations of a laboratory, including but not limited to, daily instrument maintenance.
Organize and implement laboratory SOPs for sample processing and analysis.
Participate in data analysis/interpretation and writing manuscripts for publication.
 
Unique Duties
 
Qualifications
PhD degree in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, pharmacology or other appropriate discipline.
At least 3-year laboratory experience with a strong background in analytical chemistry or molecular biology.
Extensive experience in HPLC-based bioanalytical techniques.
Experience in cell and molecular biology techniques, such as RT-PCR, ELISA, Western blot, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, gene transfection, RNAi, reporter assays.
Ability to work independently and communicate effectively.
Ability to interpret and summarize scientific data in a clear, concise and accurate manner.
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to efficiently manage and prioritize multiple projects.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
 
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Job Type
Full-Time  
Job Category
Research Assistants/Associates  

Fiscal Year of Job Open Date
2019  
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Is this position reposted?
No  
Reposting Reason:
None (New Posting)  

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