Careers

Full-Time Positions

PROGRAM MANAGER

This position will be responsible for using existing and developing new management workflows to manage research and development programs and projects; assuring full compliance with all contract requirements, schedules, and provisions; managing project meetings, preparing reports, and assisting in budget management; and proactively identifying ways to improve program management. This position will be a direct report to the CSO. Bachelor of Business Administration degree required. MBA preferred. 2 years related experience required preferably in a life sciences setting.

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE II – MOLECULAR LAB

The research associate II will be responsible for generating and analysis of genomic, proteomic, pathological and/or epidemiological data from patients with all stages of breast health. The applicant will generate DNA or RNA sequencing, large-scale SNP detection and gene expression data In addition, the applicant will analyze epidemiological factors associated with breast cancer disparities and breast cancer prevention. The applicant should have a familiarity with molecular biology laboratory techniques and basic knowledge of statistics. As the RAII is expected to contribute to the writing of abstracts, manuscripts and grants, scientific writing and budget preparation is required. BA or BS required and two years previous lab experience preferred.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT – BIOBANK

This position will support all biobanking activities which include inventory management of biological samples (sample receiving, storage and distribution), and sample processing. Responsibilities include: Biological sample inventory management: receiving samples shipped weekly to CSSIMMW, identifying samples requested for research, retrieval of samples from freezers, and sample distribution for research. This position also involves data entry and cataloging, blood processing and record keeping (freezer, environmental, instrument maintenance). Other related biobanking duties may be assigned and will be commensurate with the position. This is a supervised position. The position is open to individuals with the following qualifications- Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT), Associate degree in the Life Sciences or related field. Recent graduates or those graduating in 2022 are encouraged to apply. Prior laboratory experience will be an advantage. Communication and organizational skills with high attention to detail are required. Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications are required, and the ability to quickly learn new skills will be an advantage. The candidate should be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE II- BIOBANK

This position will support all biobanking activities which include inventory management of biological samples (sample receiving, storage and distribution) and sample processing. Responsibilities include: Biological sample inventory management: receiving samples shipped weekly to CSSIMMW, identifying samples requested for research, retrieval of samples from freezers, and sample distribution for research. This position also involves data entry and cataloging, sample processing (blood and nucleic acid extractions) and record keeping (freezer, environmental, instrument maintenance). Other related biobanking duties may be assigned and will be commensurate with the position. This is a supervised position. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Science degree in a scientific field and a minimum of 4 (four) years of laboratory experience. Laboratory experience will be required. Communication and organizational skills with high attention to detail are required. Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications are required, and the ability to quickly learn new skills will be an advantage. The candidate should be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

BIOINFORMATICS SCIENTIST

This position will apply bioinformatics and data mining technologies to the study of breast cancer, pan-cancer, and other human diseases, using data acquired with clinicopathologic, genomic, and proteomic platforms, both within the institute and with our collaborators as well as from the public domain. The successful applicant will focus on cancer research projects, and data analysis support to other research scientists is also expected. This position reports to the Director of Bioinformatics and will be stationed at the Murtha Cancer Center Research Program (MCCRP) office in Bethesda, MD, in a team research environment composed of clinicians, basic and translational research scientists, statisticians and bioinformaticians. PhD degree in Bioinformatics or another relevant field, or a MS degree with minimum 3 years of direct experience required. Conducted research using bioinformatics and data mining technologies, Experience in developing and modifying bioinformatics tools, Experience in cancer biology, cellular pathway, NGS, proteomics, or clinical trial is highly desired and Experience with computation and data management in a cloud environment is a plus.

Posting Date: November 29, 2022

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

How to Apply

Please print and complete an application (link below) and submit with resume and cover letter by e-mail to careers@wriwindber.org, by mail or by fax 814-467-3453

Human Resources
Windber Research Institute
600 Somerset Avenue
Windber, PA 15963

Download Employment Application

https://www.windbercare.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Windber-Employee-Application-Fillable-1.pdf

Application:

Qualified applicants should send CV and salary requirements to: careers@wriwindber.org

CSS Institute of Molecular Medicine

Human Resources Department

600 Somerset Avenue

Windber, PA 15963

Fax: (814) 467-3453

EOE

All application materials are treated as confidential and are retained for a period of six months, at which time all resumes and applications are shredded. To apply for a position you must meet the minimum requirements as posted. Selection is based on education, experience and interview results. A criminal background check is required for all positions.

Windber Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, color, age or non-job related handicap or disability.