The Visiting Research Collaborator position is a limited duration position, 2.5 years or less intended for a scientist that has some laboratory and/or clinical research experience and a background in biochemistry and/or molecular biology. This position will provide individuals with an opportunity to engage in cooperative research activities that promote the research goals of the organization. The process focuses on connecting their scientific background with research in order to design and implement a research strategy and effectively present his/her data in oral and written media, for the purpose, of submitting scientific publications. They will combine their scientific knowledge with laboratory procedures, basic research and lab maintenance in order to develop and test a clinical hypothesis. A Scientific Director or Principal Investigator supervises the Visiting Research Collaborator position.
WHAT IS EXPECTED (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
Read and interpret scientific articles and data. Apply lab skills and clinical experience in order to test a hypothesis. Develop clinical questions. Safely and properly operate all equipment and acquire all skills that are needed for the performance of his/her work. Successfully complete all training courses that are required for the performance of his/her work (e.g. Radiation Safety, Animal Handling, etc.).
Read all assigned literature and make informative presentations (to Principal Investigator, fellow team members, Journal Club, etc.) as requested. Attend and participate in lab meetings and other venues for sharing and discussing ideas and results of research projects. Perform experiments designed to test the hypothesis of a proposed research project. Record the design and data obtained from the experiment. Utilize all new skills to develop and produce their own research project that is worthy for publication in a high-quality scientific journal. Is responsible for writing the manuscript(s) that is/are submitted for publication and writing abstracts, designing posters, and/or making oral presentations at scientific meetings and conferences. Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.
The ideal candidate has knowledge of basic lab techniques; understanding of academic practices (i.e. publications and presentations related to research needs); understanding of safety practices related to work performed; skilled in use of computer software and the ability to understand scientific literature and translate data into a research project
Location/Facility - Dallas TX
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Specialty/Department/Practice - GI Cancer Shift/Schedule - Full Time, Days Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*: Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% Tuition Reimbursement PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Master's Degree required
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