The Andermann lab studies the gut microbiome of patients with cancer. The Research Coordinator will be hired by the Andermann Lab to create and coordinate the development of the Cancer Center Microbiome Biorepository and Database and to coordinate and carry out the studies affiliated with the biorepository and database. The Research Coordinator will be responsible for both clinical research and laboratory research duties. These include performing duties related to the coordination of moderately complex aspects of two or more clinical studies and the basic lab work pertinent to the collection, processing, and sequence library preparation of stool samples. The Research Coordinator will work under close direction of the principal investigator, Dr. Tessa Andermann, in collaboration with other labs and PIs as part of the Cancer Center and the Division of Infectious Diseases.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology is required. Candidate must have strong interpersonal communication skills as well as have strong attention to detail. Excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook are required.
Prefer applicants with previous work experience in research or patient care setting
Familiarity with research protocols and Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions
Background or interest in microbiology or the microbiome
Background or interest in studying patients with cancer
Proficiency with basic molecular biology laboratory techniques
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