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Research Scientist – Genomic Medicine Levine Cancer Institute, Translational Research

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 25741
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011036640417-Research Support - LCI


Job Summary

Conducts research in clinical rehabilitation medicine and collaborates with faculty in ongoing and planned research.

Essential Functions

  • Performs searches in databases, analyzes data, and prepares presentations.
  • Provides instruction and mentors to residents, post doctoral fellows, students and research associates on the fundamentals of exercise physiology, evidence-based medicine, research principles, and methodologies.
  • Develops and Performs research programs in genomic or molecular medicine medicine including community integration and motor recovery after brain injury, in rehabilitation interventions and recovery processes among individuals with disability, and other research projects.
  • Collaborates on projects on the basic and clinical and translational aspects of clinical rehabilitation medicine.
  • Generates data quality check, data reports and analysis and writes progress reports.
  • Writes manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Prepares abstracts and presents research findings at local and national meetings.
  • Conceives, develops, writes, and submits grant funding.
  • Participates in safety and quality assurance activities.

    Molecular Tumor Board (MTB) & Clinical Genomics Program essential functions:

  • Lead and/or support weekly Molecular Tumor Board meeting including preparation of material regarding gene function, biological pathways, impact of mutations or other alterations, potential clinical trials and create summary report for oncologist
  • Assist in development of applications for genomic decision support in cancer treatment including drug and trial matching to tumor molecular alterations
  • Review genomic test reports and molecularly-driven trial matches daily prior to release to clinic
  • Provide support to clinical staff and physicians regarding genomic testing and results
  • Assists with continued development of genomics registry data
  • Analyzes clinical genomics program implementation metrics
  • Analyzes data weekly to assess quality of clinical genomics data and performance characteristics of program including cost and tumor quality
  • Performs and supports research projects on mutations and other alterations in tumors to identify mechanisms of resistance and response
Physical Requirements


Involves long periods of sitting or standing and some walking. Occasional lifting of documents, supplies, equipment, solutions and chemicals required.

Education, Experience and Certifications

MD and/or Ph.D. with at least 3 years of relevant post-doctoral research in biochemistry, molecular biology, or cell biology. Published in respected journals with high report factors.