Job no: 237803-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
SMPH/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR
The Associate Research Specialist position will work with the
Principal Investigator in Human Molecular Biology and Cellular
Immunology in the UW Laboratory of Josh Lang, M.D. at the UW
Carbone Cancer Center. The focus of the laboratory is prostate and
other solid tumor immunology and circulating tumor cells. This
research will focus on rare cell analysis, immunology and
epigenetics. The position requires the ability to work in a
collaborative environment with other investigators on joint
projects in this field. Involvement in these activities is expected
to lead to scholarly work that will be published in scientific
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelors degree required; preferably in Molecular Biology,
Biochemistry, or other closely-related biological science.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
-Minimum 1 year experience in molecular biology methods and,
immunology is required.
-Minimum 1 year experience with microfluidic technologies and
fluorescence microscopy, as well as a circulating tumor cell
research is required
-Minimum 1 year experience with lung cancer research is
-1 year of experience working in a UW Lab is preferred.
-Previous experience in flow cytometry preferred.
The selected candidate will be expected to build interpersonal
relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and
effective communicators, and promote and create collegial
environments that value accountability. Employees will also be
expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:
Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others--behave
Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty
Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork.
Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards
in conduct and performance.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring
eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the
effective date of the appointment.
A533400-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR
Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite,
at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed
remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$36,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
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address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the
position. You will also be asked to provide three
professional/supervisor references during the application
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