Research Scientist - Molecular Radiation Biology

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Job Number: 1900003H
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 427004 - RO-Molecular Radiation Biology
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary


Salary Negotiable


Experience and Education


Ph.D. degree with major coursework in field of assignment and five (5) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least two (2) years at level of Senior Research Associate or equivalent.
Master's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and seven (7) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least three (3) years at level of Senior Research Associate or equivalent.
Bachelor's degree with major coursework in field of assignment and nine (9) years research experience in field of assignment, including at least four (4) years at level of Senior Research Associate or equivalent.

Job Duties


  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs, and personally participates in assigned scientific or medical research project. Selects or assists in selection of key research personnel. Determines specific goals or objectives to be attained and assigns and reviews work of subordinates. Plans experimental protocols.
  • Reviews and analyzes resulting research data. Revises techniques or approaches to work problems as indicated necessary by research data.
  • Compiles, writes, and submits research results to supervisor. Prepares or assists in preparation of research papers, reports, and abstracts for publication as one of co-authors.
  • Designs, develops, or adapts equipment used in experiments or research to obtain desired results.
  • Plans and supervises training of technicians and other laboratory personnel with respect to proper laboratory techniques, use of laboratory equipment, and safety procedures.
  • May confer with industrial, governmental, or other groups concerning progress or results of research project.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Job Responsibilities


It is preferred that the candidate have experience in the following: animal experience, molecular biology experience, cloning and mutagenesis skills.

The candidate will contribute to the following ongoing projects in the laboratory:
1) Mechanistically understanding the role of EXO1 in DNA damage signaling and repair.
2) Understanding mechanisms underlying chemo- and radio-resistance in glioblastoma.

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