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Research Professor - Atrium Health Levine Cancer Laboratory Cell Processing Charlotte FT

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 105281
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Weekdays with 24hr responsibility
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011036639017-Laboratory - LCI Cell Processing


Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the Research Professor is to lead an active research group and participates fully in the educational and research activities of the department. Professors will actively collaborate with clinical faculty to conduct field expanding research.

The individual in this position will oversee all day-to-day operations and all technical aspects of the Transplant and Cellular Therapy Laboratory which include the processing, cryopreservation, storage release, and thawing of high quality cellular therapy products including peripheral blood stem cells, bone marrow, umbilical cord blood, donor lymphocytes, CAR-T cells, and other cell therapy products and must ensure that these activities are compliant with FACT, CLIA, NMDP, CIBMTR, HIPAA, the FDA, and other regulatory bodies. In addition,  will develop new processes and procedures including in-house generation of CAR-T cells, ex vivo NK cell expansion, and other new processes and procedures as deemed necessary by the Clinical Program Director and Medical Director.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct and participate in the planning and development of a variety of research projects.
  • Collaborate on appropriate departmental and facility projects as assigned by leadership.
  • Collaborate and interact with investigators at other local, regional, national, and international institutions.
  • Foster and maintain collegial interactions with and supervision of residents, fellows, technical team members, physicians, faculty, students, research fellows, and visiting scientists.
  • Produce and analyze experimental data, writes progress reports, writes manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, and prepares abstracts for presentation of results at local, national, and international scientific meetings.
  • Develop, write, and submit grant proposals for intra- and extra-mural funding.
  • Develop and maintain a vigorous, cutting-edge, externally-funded program in relevant research.


Physical Requirements


Works in a fast-paced research and administrative environment. This position requires the ability to stand, walk, sit, lift, speak, hear, and use telephone. Is responsible for working in a safe manner.

Education, Experience and Certifications

PhD or MD or both from an accredited institution required. A distinguished record of publications, external funding, and national recognition and leadership required. History of external funding as Principal Investigator preferred but not required. Training in relevant cell therapy, stem cells, CAR-T cells, cell culture, flow cytometry and cryogenics preferred. Sepax training for plasma, RBC, and volume reduction preferred.