Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation is hiring a Researcher 6 position. Our goal within the Masonic Cancer Center and the University of Minnesota Division of Hematology/Oncology/Transplantation is to develop a national clinical and research present in cancer survivorship with a goal of better understanding the late effects of cancer therapies, the genetic, molecular and inflammatory risk factors associated with the risk of late complications, as well as how factors such as aging and obesity impact these factors.
The University of Minnesota, Medical School, and Masonic Cancer Center, through the maturation of the agreement with Fairview into a medical ecosystem with diverse components, are poised to be a national leader in cancer survivorship by launching innovative and disruptive approaches to the tripartite mission across diverse community and academic clinical sites, translational laboratory programs and greater Minnesota.
Job Duties/Responsibilities Study Design and Data Analysis: - Conduct large research project or several smaller projects and coordinate the analysis, evaluation and reporting on phases of the project(s); this may include developing research plans and solving highly complex methodology, protocol, procedural and research problems through the original design of protocols, policies and procedures - frequently involving researching advanced concepts and developing original solutions in the absence of clear standards -Analyze experimental data to test hypotheses and interpret the results. - Interpret complex data and advise principal investigators and others within the projects both inside and outside the University, where applicable, on research strategies, techniques, procedures and experimental results.
Write Manuscripts: - Prepare and interpret results for publications and presentations - Supervise undergraduate and graduate students to assist in preparation of manuscripts, based on study protocol results and analytic work
Data Entry / Management: - Assist with the development of REDCAP databases as is applicable to study protocols and designs - Organize data from large research protocol or several smaller research protocols - Analyze experimental data to test hypotheses and interpret the results.
Develop Study Protocols: - Conduct large research project or several smaller projects and coordinate the research plan, the written protocol, procedural and research problems through the original design of protocols - Control and evaluate expenditure of research funds under the general direction of a Principal Investigator as it may apply to specific protocols
Participate in Grant Writing: -Interpret complex data and advise principal investigators and others within the projects both inside and outside the University, where applicable, on research strategies, techniques, procedures and experimental results. With this information, help prepare background information and materials for grant applications and submissions -Meet with collaborators to develop and supervise the development and optimization of materials within grant protocols
Required Qualifications 1. PhD in epidemiology, population sciences or closely related field, with preference towards those with a post-doc within aspects of cancer survivorship 2. Expertise with cancer research data management, data analysis, interpretation and statistical techniques 3. Knowledge in statistical analysis packages including SAS and R 4. Expertise in applying for internal and external funding for research 5. Expertise in longitudinal research studies 6. Expertise in writing peer-reviewed publications 7. Knowledge of aspects of cancer survivorship 8. Eager to learn 9. Ability to connect and communicate well within a team environment involving clinical and PhD investigators are essential
Preferred Qualifications 1. Interest in women’s cancer research and cancer survivorship 2. Highly motivated, well organized with an ability to participate effectively in an integrated team approach yet highly proficient at working independently to accomplish specific assigned goals 3. Excellent communication skills 4. Strong record of academic achievement and publication of research results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, preferably as first author 5. Preference will be given towards those with a post-doc within aspects of cancer survivorship
Internal Number: 332952
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