Co-Principal Investigator

Organization: 
Coriell Institute for Medical Research
Job Location: 
Camden, New Jersey
Job Description: 

Coriell Institute for Medical Research is currently seeking an experienced scientist to serve as Co-Principal Investigator for the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository. The NIGMS Repository is a cutting-edge resource funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences; repository samples are used for a large variety of biomedical, human genetics, and cell biology research.

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), the incumbent for this role will be responsible for partnering with Coriell’s project managers to oversee and sustain the efficiency and productivity of the NIGMS Repository’s daily operations. Spearheading discussions and ideas to streamline repository processes, initiating continued improvements and enhancements to the repository online catalog (including mapping out expanded marketing efforts), and active participation in submission recruitment and review of informed consent documents are among the responsibilities for this role.

Requirements: 

The ideal candidate for this role is a PhD (Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, or Bioinformatics) with postdoctoral experience and at least 3 years of experience in project and resource management and human genetics research. We are primarily interested in meeting potential candidates with expertise in biorepository processes and cell culture techniques, along with the proven ability to effectively collaborate with information technology staff and to utilize information management systems for repository banking of biospecimens.

Contact Information: 

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email a cover letter and resume to careers@coriell.org. Please note that the cover letter must include a detailed description of your relevant experience in Human Genetics, Bioinformatics, and/or genomic databases, along with an explanation of project and resource management know-how. Applicants are encouraged to highlight their background with non-profit, medical, healthcare, academic, and/or scientific research organization(s). EOE

About Our Organization: 

Now in its 60th year, Coriell Institute for Medical Research is an independent non-profit research center dedicated to the study of the human genome. Expert staff and pioneering programs in the fields of personalized medicine, cell biology, cytogenetics, genotyping, and biobanking drive our mission. To learn more, visit www.coriell.org.