Staff Scientist (Cancer Cell Biology) Commisso Lab

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Employer
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Location
La Jolla, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 21, 2021
Ref
2148965057
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Sanford Burnham Prebys is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease, and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health.

Research in the Commisso lab (www.commissolab.com) is centered on elucidating the underlying mechanisms that drive metabolic stress tolerance in tumors. We are particularly interested in identifying metabolic adaptations and dependencies that contribute to tumor progression and can be targeted to develop novel therapeutic modalities for cancer.

A Staff Scientist position is available to study the role of metabolic stress in tumor cell fitness, chemoresistance or tumor-stroma interactions. Under limited direction, the Staff Scientist will plan and manage all aspects of a research project from research design to publication. The Staff Scientist will also oversee and train more junior scientists in the laboratory.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Research design and planning
  • Experimentation and trouble-shooting
  • Data collection, analysis and interpretation
  • Data recording and compliance
  • Management of collaborations
  • Results summarization
  • Preparation of text and figures for grants and manuscripts
  • Training and oversight of junior scientists


Required Skills

Required Experience
  • Ph.D. in a biological science and four years post-Ph.D. biology research experience in an academic laboratory
  • Experience with culturing mammalian cells in vitro, mouse models of cancer, and fluorescent microscopy is required
  • Experience with cell viability assays, dose response assays or flow cytometry is preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and publish research projects
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Be responsible and have strong time management skills
  • Able to analyze and resolve issues of high/moderate complexity
  • Possess strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate professional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Prism, ImageJ/Fiji
  • Embody the Institute's core values of Commitment, Collaboration, Communication, Community and Compassion

The scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute are making research breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology, and children's disease. We are also at the forefront of finding solutions for health threats such as COVID-19, where we are working to identify drugs that may help millions of people. During our more than 40 year history, we have established an NCI-designated Cancer Center, designed one of the most sophisticated drug discovery centers in the nonprofit world, and created global collaborations that are leading to preventions, treatments and cures to improve human health.

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability - committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE.

  • Ph.D. in a biological science and four years post-Ph.D. biology research experience in an academic laboratory
  • Experience with culturing mammalian cells in vitro, mouse models of cancer, and fluorescent microscopy is required
  • Experience with cell viability assays, dose response assays or flow cytometry is preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and publish research projects
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Be responsible and have strong time management skills
  • Able to analyze and resolve issues of high/moderate complexity
  • Possess strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate professional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Prism, ImageJ/Fiji
  • Embody the Institute's core values of Commitment, Collaboration, Communication, Community and Compassion

The scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute are making research breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology, and children's disease. We are also at the forefront of finding solutions for health threats such as COVID-19, where we are working to identify drugs that may help millions of people. During our more than 40 year history, we have established an NCI-designated Cancer Center, designed one of the most sophisticated drug discovery centers in the nonprofit world, and created global collaborations that are leading to preventions, treatments and cures to improve human health.

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability - committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE.

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