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University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

university, fl, usa
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024


The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Med - Hematology & Oncology, is seeking a Researcher IV. The position will work in Dr. Davis' lab conducting bench science research.

General Responsibilities

Working with a high degree of independence:

  • To oversee projects within the laboratory
  • To assume responsibility for the day-to-day operation of lab activities.
  • To collect, enter, summarize, analyze, and interpret data.
  • To contribute significantly to the planning/design of studies.
  • To help develop long or short-term goals.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Oversees projects within the laboratory and assumes responsibility for the day to day operation of lab activities.
  2. Contributes significantly to the planning/design of studies.
  3. Collects, enters, summarizes, analyzes and interprets data.
  4. Monitors results, detects and reports unusual outcomes, develops modifications and provides data to management.
  5. Participates and helps develop long or short term goals or strategic business objectives.
  6. With direction, contributes to grant proposals and assists in the preparation and editing of grant applications.
  7. Supervises lab equipment and supplies.
  8. Uses advanced knowledge of lab practices to direct and teach others.
  9. Will work in a team with in-depth knowledge in fundamental immunology and cancer research.
  10. Should have a strong background in biochemistry and experience with Western blotting and immunoprecipitation. This will include some expertise in molecular biology including cloning, PCR, RNA and DNA isolation, and RQ-PCR.
  11. Studies will extend to cell culture as well as cell transfection and transduction (retroviral and lentiviral) to make stable human and mouse cell lines.
  12. Experience with FACS and ELISA and some knowledge of mouse colony maintenance, genotyping, and tissue dissection will be helpful.
  13. Should have the ability to plan experiments, interpret data, prepare figures, draft protocols for IACUC, and train other staff members and students.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Annual Salary Range $47,486.40 - $85,000.00


  • Doctorate in a related field
  • OR Master's degree in a related field and two (2) years of related experience
  • OR Bachelor’s degree in related field and four (4) years of related experience
  • OR Associate's degree in related field and six (6) years of related experience

Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.


  • Degree in a scientific field.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Scientific Research


: 311402200 Med - Hematology & Oncology

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite