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Research Assistant Professor- Beat Childhood Cancer Consortium - Levine Cancer Institute

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 4995
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011036639033-Beat Child Cancer Consortium - LCI
Location: LCI - 1021 Morehead Medical Dr


Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the Research Assistant Professor is to conduct research related to pediatric oncology in collaboration with physicians. Focus on neuroblastoma and central nervous system tumors and bring new therapies to children. Novel therapeutics developed will lead directly to Phase I trials and translational collaboration with our clinics.  Performs clinical and translational research pursuing targeted new treatments for pediatric cancer.

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.

Patient Population Served

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served.

Protected Health Information

• Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job.

• Will share information only on a need to know basis for work purposes.

• Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on job level and job responsibility within the organization. Computerized access to PHI for this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and password.

Machines, Tools, and Equipment

Related office equipment and supplies.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Ph.D. degree in a relevant field required with evidence of relevant publications. Track record of external funding preferred but not required. Could be recent graduate, but 3 years experience preferred. 10 years of experience is desired. Familiarity and experience with cell culture, genomic and protein research techniques preferred.  Experience with animal models is desired.  Good oral and written communication skills.