Research Associate 1

Ohio State University - Comprehensive Cancer Center
Job Location: 
Columbus, OH
Job Description: 

Research Associate 1-B/H (Job Opening 370077) - Participates in planning, designing and managing research projects involving whole genome, whole exome, and transcriptome sequencing in cancer (any and all kinds of cancer); participates in the development and implementation of new and/or revised research methodologies and techniques; trains on and utilizes Illumina's MiSeq instrument; designs and executes complex laboratory experiments; performs advanced molecular and cellular techniques including library preparation for next generation sequencing, sanger sequencing, cloning candidate genes); attends and presents at national and international scientific conferences, workshops and seminars; collects, analyzes and interprets research data; collaborates with principal investigator to write manuscripts, articles, abstracts and research reports for publication in peer-reviewed journals; assists with the development and preparation of grant proposals to obtain outside funding in support of research; conducts critical analysis of research literature related to research being investigated; trains and/or supervises other lab staff.


Masters Degree in a biological/health science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required; ability to translate, adapt and apply academic and/or practical knowledge in the conduct of biological/health science research is required; experience in a biological/health science research capacity is preferred. Requires successful completion of a background check.

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