HRI Scientist
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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Job Info


Title:
HRI Scientist
Company:
Health Research Inc.
Department:
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Time Type:
Full time
Weekly Hours:
40
Shift:
First Shift (United States of America)

Summary:
The Advanced Tissue Analysis Shared Resource led by expert pathologist and widely published researcher, Dr. Agnes Witkiewicz is in search of a candidate for the position of HRI Scientist to spearhead the management of an array of digital pathology instruments that are opening new insights into the spatial tumor microenvironment.

Performs basic and applied research involving the formulation, conduct, analysis, interpretation and reporting of scientific investigations of phenomena or problems associated with the cause, cure, treatment, and prevention of cancer; conducts and may supervise phases of creative, original and independent scientific research studies in a specific field of assignment; defines problems and issues that enhances the development of scientific research programs; contributes significantly to a base of scientific knowledge; may teach in graduate education programs; generates peer-reviewed funding for Institute scientific research projects.

The ideal candidate for this role would have a strong background in multispectral immunofluorescent staining techniques and the quantitative analysis of biomarkers for spatial significance. Specific expertise with the Vectra Polaris Anatomical Imager from AKOYA and its inForm software package, Leica BOND RXm Automated Stainer, and the GeoMx Digital Spatially Profiler from NanoString highly preferred.

This individual would directly supervise multiple technicians working on the above-mentioned equipment as well as manage the related ordering and inventory. The HRI scientist will work in a highly collaborative setting, frequently interacting with vendor specialists as well as research teams within and outside our lab. They will act as the point of communication for interested investigators from initial inquiry to data delivery and billing. Accurate data recording, strong organizational skills with extreme attention to detail, and excellent communication skills are critical to success in this role. A robust publication history and aptitude for manuscript writing would be highly beneficial.

Qualifications:
Required Education and Experience

1. M.D. or PhD in an appropriate field; or
2. Master's degree in an appropriate field

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

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this role would have a strong background in multispectral immunofluorescent staining techniques and the quantitative analysis of biomarkers for spatial significance. Specific expertise with the Vectra Polaris Anatomical Imager from AKOYA and its inForm software package, Leica BOND RXm Automated Stainer, and the GeoMx Digital Spatially Profiler from NanoString highly preferred.

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 HR-Benefits@RoswellPark.org or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Roswell Park is committed to providing an environment where patients, families, employees, and community are treated with courtesy and respect. We support an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents, skills, and abilities of each individual to embody and reflect Roswell Park's core values; Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Compassion, and Respect.

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.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans


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