Senior Research Scientist

New York University Langone Tisch Hospital
Grand Central, NY
Closing date
Dec 6, 2021

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Job Details

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr Research Scientist.

Teresa Davoli is an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Systems Genetics in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at NYU School of Medicine. Her lab focuses on understanding the molecular basis of chromosome instability in cancer.

The Senior Research Scientist with the responsibility of coordinating and directing the development of different research projects in the lab. The Senior scientist, while conducting directly experimental research in one or a few specific projects, will also contribute to coordinate and organize several reagents and projects developed in the lab. In addition, part of the job will also involve preparing reports, publications and oral presentations.

Job Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
  • Initiates, interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates research assignments critical to departments mission.
  • Formulates and conducts research on problems of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Explores subject area and defines scope and selection of problems for investigation through conceptually related studies or series of projects of lesser scope.
  • Makes decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on extensive scientific research activities.
  • Develops new ideas that promote current research. Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance.
  • May manage the operations of a lab for the Principal Investigator by supervising Post Docs and technicians. Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of all instruments and laboratory facilities.
  • Ensures timely and accurate completion of research projects.
  • May provide students with technical guidance and direction in the operation of various techniques and equipment as well as general laboratory practices and safety protocols.
  • May seek grant funding from external sources in support of their independent research projects with consent of the PI and the Department Chair. May participate in writing grant proposals.
  • May be responsible for research/lab quality control and compliance.
  • May develop protocol for the collection and quality of research data.
  • Develops research techniques and methodologies.
  • May determine and establish laboratory policies, procedures and practices.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of the advances in specialized fields through attendance of scientific conferences.
  • May make significant contributions to scientific papers. Is a resource/ author/ co-author for reports and presentations.
  • May provide recommendations for equipment purchases and for the redesign of lab space.
  • May coordinate the activity and experimental design between various labs, scientific staff, and collaborators. Identifies and resolves technical problems.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a PhD and 3 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Substantial experience from having completed Post Doc training.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

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