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Research Teaching Specialist III
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 12/10/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Research Teaching Specialist III
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.

We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.

CORE VALUES: Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist III (RTS III) in that Division of Radiation Cancer Biology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the RTS III will conduct specialized research, using judgement to adapt methods and techniques. May be responsible for the management of a small-sized laboratory area. Assists the Principal Investigator with budgetary, training and administrative responsibilities. Incumbent will work in the area of molecular cancer biology. May supervise interns, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Conducts experimental studies to investigate the roles and mechanisms of focus on the function of the p53 pathway in tumorigenesis and the regulation of the p53 pathway under the direction of the principal investigator.
  • Incumbent performs various research and clinical technical operations independently or as assigned, relating to investigatory activities of the laboratory, followed by appropriate reports, recommendations, and conclusions.
  • Assists in the establishment of performance standards, selection of methodology and instrumentation and coordination of the analytical, biochemical, physiological and instrumentation functions with the clinical, research and teaching areas to ensure conformance with the goals and objectives of the department(s).
  • As requested, assists in the implementation of programs and projects in special areas of interest to the division or department, conferring with the individuals involved.
  • Assists with the preparations of proposals, formal applications, and justification for grant applications. Assists in the development of budget proposals for the laboratory area, with specific projections regarding future equipment and manpower needs.
  • May assist in organizing, leading and conducting highly specialized research activity for a particular research project.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 22S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 54883.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 65673.000
Annual Maximum Salary 77841.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Biological Science or a relevant science plus one (1) year of related research experience, or a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant science plus two (2) years of related research experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively is also essential.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe products.
  • Must be competent in standard laboratory techniques, mouse models of cancer, and knowledge in genomics and/or bioinformatics.
Preferred Qualifications
  • A PhD in Biological Science or related field; prior background in the fields of cancer metabolism and/or protein homeostasis; documented training and certification to conduct small animal research; demonstrated ability to secure independent grant funding and background in cancer biology research as evidenced by a strong publication record in the field.
  • Experience in writing grants, fellowships, manuscripts and scientific reports.
  • Competent in R or MATLAB.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Lifting up to 25 lbs.
Special Conditions
  • Professional interaction with RUTGERS, RWJMS, CINJ, and RWJUH management, administrative, clinical and laboratory staff.

Posting Number 21ST3993
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
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