H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7236111 (Ref:hlj_52936)

Posted: April 11, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Moffitt Cancer Center is a state-of-art facility in Tampa, Florida.  We strive to be the leader in understanding the complexity of cancer through team science and applying those insights for human benefits.  Be part of the cure by joining Moffitt's team of 800 research faculty scientists, career staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students, and support staff dedicated to cancer research.

The Mann lab investigates the transcriptional and splicing regulation driving metastasis using pancreatic cancer as a model. We are recruiting a full-time Research Associate II (Research Technician) to join our collaborative research team in Molecular Oncology. We are looking for an individual excited by inter-disciplinary approaches including ex vivo and in vivo modeling and analysis of patient samples with the goal to identify splicing regulators and splicing events that may be explored for diagnostic or therapeutic efficacy to better treat cancer patients.

Position Highlights:

  • The Research Associate II performs work under the direction of the Principal Investigator or higher-level laboratory personnel and will work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The Research Associate II will perform standard and investigative laboratory work in support of the laboratory’s ongoing research initiatives.
  • This individual will work in mammalian tissue culture and at the bench and will demonstrate proficiencies in cell-based assays and basic molecular biology, including RNA and DNA extraction, PCR, qPCR, cloning and Western blotting.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Is proficient and can plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with others and communicates clearly verbally and in writing.
  • Has experience performing general laboratory techniques
  • Has experience with mouse models.



  • Maintains laboratory equipment in a clean and working order, including coordinating instrument standardization documented by written report.
  • Reorders stock laboratory supplies when depleted under appropriate supervision.
  • Contributes to the preparation of manuscripts, grants, administrative and research compliance documents as directed by supervisor.
  • Technically responsible for the collection, organization and permanent documentation of data in physical and electronic formats as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • Responsible for data analysis using standardized procedures and protocols and under minimal supervision.
  • Participate and present data in lab meetings and Departmental Seminars
  • Perform other duties as required


 Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science or related field required
  • One year of hands-on research experience is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.

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Job posting number:#7236111 (Ref:hlj_52936)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
United States
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