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Carolinas HealthCare System | Charlotte, North Carolina
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Job Description

Position Number: 00157874

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: Monday-Friday, 1st shift

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: LCI Heme Onc Trans Res Lab

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details: 




Job Summary
Designs experiments and conducts research with minimal supervision. Interacts with a team of physicians, scientists, research technicians, and students. Develops research ideas and plans, conducts experiments, analyzes and prepares data for publication and presentation. Writes experimental protocols, abstracts, and manuscripts for publication, and assists in preparation of grant applications.


Essential Functions
-    Conducts research using molecular and cellular biology techniques. Experience in cell culture, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, SDS-PAGE and agarose gel electrophoresis, bacterial transformation, and cell transfection required.
-    Analyzes cell cultures and/or suitable animal tissues, including human tissues.
-    Assists in the development of new methodology in sample preparation, and analysis of samples for molecular and biochemical analyses.
-    Assists in data collection, storage, and analysis, including use of bioinformatics software and analysis tools.
-    Produces abstracts and manuscripts for presentation at scientific meetings and publication.
-    Assists with preparation of grant applications.
-    Instructs and trains other laboratory members in the use of the laboratory instruments, equipment, and techniques.
-    Coordinates with other researchers.

Physical Requirements
Involves long periods of sitting or standing and some walking. Occasional lifting is necessary. Must be able to work with small mammals. Must be able to work with human and animal blood products.

Education, Experience and Certifications
MD, PhD or both in Proteomics, Biochemistry, Biology, or Bioinformatics required. 3 years of relevant pre-doctoral research experience required. 

Experience in molecular biology, cell culture, and biochemical techniques such as site-directed mutagenesis, cell transfections/transductions, Western blot analyses, real-time PCR, ELISA, and XTT assays, preferred. Prior experience in hematology also preferred.




At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

About Carolinas HealthCare System

Carolinas HealthCare System is the largest healthcare provider in North and South Carolina, and one of the largest employers in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Our mission includes not only patient care but medical education and research. We have several hospitals in and around Charlotte, as well as long-term care facilities, physician practices and many other types of patient care services. Learn more about our system from our CEO Michael Tarwater by watching the CEO Welcome video.

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