Computer Research Scientist

Computer Research Scientist

Providence, RI

Research Scientist

Providence, Rhode Island Jobs

02903 Jobs

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Reports to a departmental or divisional director and is responsible for direction of the research activities of a laboratory. Prepares writes and presents research papers. Provides consultation within area of expertise to individuals both internal and external to the hospital.

We are seeking an experienced Research Scientist to strengthen our lab's research activities and expand the Lentivirus Construct Core of the COBRE Center for Stem Cells and Aging at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University. Successful candidate with a Doctoral Degree should be well-trained in molecular and cell biology open to learning new skills independent and motivated in pursuing scientific inquiries. This job opportunity is limited to a 2-year term with the following specific tasks:

1. Lentivirus production for gene overexpression and CRISPR knockout;

2. Development of oncolytic adenovirus for cancer treatments;

3. Production of adeno-associated virus for gene therapies;

4. Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells from patient samples. 

Our lab is interested in several areas of scientific inquiry including stem cell biology vascular biology and lentivirus technology. Our research encompasses a wide range of advanced in vitro and in vivo approaches as well as interrogation of clinical samples. 

Please apply with a CV a cover letter summarizing research background career goals and interests and 2-3 references.



Supervises postdoctoral fellows research assistants and other lab personnel including hiring training assigning work to complete providing feedback evaluating performance and when necessary disciplining.

Assumes primary responsibility for the development communication and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures for research and administrative functions in research setting.This includes but is not limited to conforming to all policies/procedures of relevant mandatory committee(s) including IRB and IACUC committees.

Identifies internal and external funding opportunities and works with departmental and Lifespan Office of Research Administration on completion of grant application.

Reviews current literature to update approaches to research being conducted.Assigns review of specific literature to assistance.

Determines the direction of research efforts by reviewing data from previous research and external research papers to identify problem areas. Sets up hypothesis and designs experiments to test them.Responsible for the development of research methodology used.

Ensures accurate collection and analysis of data gathered in research experiments.Interprets data using statistical methodology.

Prepares writes and presents papers for publication as the principal investigator on research projects.

Participates in Hospital committees both research and non-research.

Contacts individuals both internal and external to the Hospital to provide professional consultation within area or expertise and to exchange information.


Other information:


Requires completion of a M.D. and/or Ph.D. in the appropriate scientific field and Brown appointment at Instructor or Assistant Professor rank.

Requires an in-depth knowledge of the scientific field in which research is being performed.

Requires supervisory and administrative skills to direct a small group of research assistants.

Requires the interpersonal skills to interface both externally and internally to the Hospital.


Requires one-year experience in research.


Works in a laboratory environment with possible exposure to human and animal serum chemical reagents animal subjects and radioactive materials.


Performs independently within the department?s policies and practices.Refers specific complex problems to the supervisor when clarification of the departmental policies and procedures are required.




Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Full Time


Shift: Shift 1


Union: Non-Union

Job ID: 8238445794549426030

This job is located in

Providence, Rhode Island, 02903

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