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Job ID: 191826

Research Support Specialist, Medicine
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 8, 2022
Title Research Support Specialist, Medicine
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Position Summary
As a Research Support Specialist in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo (UB), you will perform research under Dr. Roberto Pili’s supervision to achieve the objectives of the research projects with the division.

Dr. Pili specializes in research on the role of epigenetic modifications in overcoming drug resistance and modulating response to immunotherapies. His laboratory is also studying the impact of dietary interventions as adjuvant tools in patients receiving cancer treatments.

Tasks that you will be responsible for may include:
Work on innovative and collaborative cancer research at UB and on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, particularly in the areas of immunotherapies, drug development and delivery, epigenetics, and lifestyle-dietary interventions.
Ability to apply the theory, concepts, and principles in the field of study or discipline.
Conduct data analysis, drafting and preparing manuscripts with the PI and presentation of data at scientific meetings.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in the field of study or discipline.
Research experience in the handling and use of animals.
Basic professional knowledge of the disciplinary field and the ability to relate this knowledge to various phenomena under study.

Preferred Qualifications
Expertise in biotechnologies and molecular medicine.
Highly motivated and exceptionally organized team player with good communication skills.
Strong language and writing English skills are also important.

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