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Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/27/2021 10:10 AM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:   Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or Designee, the Research Associate performs a variety of complex research experiments.    
Requisition Number
2020-35733
Department
School - Molecular Medicine - W400900
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
40
Address : Location US-MA-Shrewsbury
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/1/2021 2:59 PM)
POSITION SUMMARY: Working independently under the direction of the Asst. Dir., Budget & Financial Reporting, the Lead Financial Analyst - Budget will have a lead role within the Planning & Analysis group in developing budgets and analyzing financial results.  This includes planning and coordination of the budget processes, analyzing actual results and trends, working with departments to develop budgets and developing forecasts to understand the causes behind observed results and trends, and other aspects of managing the use of unrestricted funds.  As part of the finance team, the Lead Financial Analyst will have policy analysis, interpretation and independent problem-solving responsibilities to complete projects as assigned by the Associate Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration.
Requisition Number
2020-35722
Department
School - FS-Budget & Planning - W867500
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
46
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/11/2021 8:56 AM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:      Under the direct supervision of a Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Lab Tech II performs and interprets routine and highly complex experiments.  
Requisition Number
2020-35717
Department
School - Molecular Medicine - W400900
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
16
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/17/2021 11:22 AM)
POSITION SUMMARY:                                                  Under the direct supervision of the shift supervisor or designee, the Security and Safety Aide assists, monitors, and responds to security needs within the UMMS Campus (Hospital and School). The Security and Safety Aide will focus on deterring crime and protecting the organization's property, assets, and people.   This is a per diem, non-benefited position. The hours vary and will be approx. 15-19 hours per week. 
Requisition Number
2020-35708
Department
School - Public Safety - W842510
Position Type
Perdiem
Shift
Rotation
Salary Grade
11
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/7/2020 3:04 PM)
POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the general supervision of the Manager/Department Head or designee, the Administrative Assistant II coordinates and performs a variety of confidential and complex administrative duties independently with minimal direction.
Requisition Number
2020-35691
Department
School - Pathology - W821900
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
17
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/28/2020 1:00 PM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:   Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or Designee, the Research Associate performs a variety of complex research experiments.    
Requisition Number
2020-35674
Department
School - Neurology - W832500
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
40
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/9/2020 6:43 PM)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Computational Biology The Karlsson Lab in the Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School seeks a computational postdoctoral associate to work with us on a new NSF-funded project to discover the genomic basis of cellular robustness in organisms with flexible homeostasis. Our project is investigating epigenetic responses in cells of species that tolerate reduced blood oxygen during deep diving, elevated blood glucose during frugivory, and circadian and seasonal shifts in body temperature.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in computational biology, statistical inference, R, and command-line coding. The post doc will collaborate with scientists at UMass Medical School, Broad Institute, University of Minnesota, and University of Nevada to develop integrated computational analysis of genomic, epigenomic, transcriptomic and cell-morphology data from cells cultured under conditions that model variation in an organism's internal milieu. The post doc will also have the opportunity to contribute to outreach programs that engage middle school students to develop their skills in coding and experimental design. TO APPLY: For further information, please send cover letter, current CV and the names and contact information of three references to: Elinor Karlsson, Associate Professor at Elinor.Karlsson@umassmed.edu
Requisition Number
2020-35668
Department
School - Bioinformatics & Integratv Bio - W403700
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
86
Address : Location US-MA-Charlestown
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/2/2021 4:00 PM)
  GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the direction of the Financial Compliance Unit (FCU) Director or designee, the Auditor II will perform, and eventually oversee, financial audits/reviews. This position will be integral in implementing all auditing policies, procedures, and contractual obligations. The Auditor II will have a key role in the FCU audit activities.   Commonwealth Medicine (CWM) is the consulting division of UMass Medical School. The FCU, within CWM, performs financial audits and reviews of Nursing Facilities and Hospitals to ensure compliance with MassHealth provider, administrative, and billing regulations. The FCU also performs various tasks related to billing, reporting and financial reviews of other state government programs. FCU staff are primarily accountants, auditors and staff, highly skilled in Access and Excel.  
Requisition Number
2020-35648
Department
Commonwealth Medicine - Health Care Finance Solutions - Financial Compliance - W407618
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
46
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/28/2020 11:41 AM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Laboratory Technician I, performs a variety of specimen preparatory techniques, dry lab data collection, and routine laboratory maintenance.    
Requisition Number
2020-35636
Department
School - Infectious Disease - W710060
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
14
Address : Location US-MA-Charlestown
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/13/2020 3:00 PM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:   Under the general direction of the Director or designee, the SSP Program Coordinator conducts client case analysis, processes benefit eligibility determinations, and provides telephonic client assistance in a fast-paced, call-heavy environment.  The Program Coordinator will obtain, review, verify and process client information and determine eligibility.  The State Supplement Program (SSP) is a Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) program that provides approximately $200 million annually in cash payments to more than 190,000 low-income, aged and disabled residents of Massachusetts.  The Health Care Finance Solutions (HCFS) group in Commonwealth Medicine, a division of UMass Medical School, administers the SSP on behalf of DTA.
Requisition Number
2020-35635
Department
Commonwealth Medicine - State Supplementary PMTS ADMIN - W407638
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
42
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/9/2020 12:09 PM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:    Under the direct supervision of a Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Lab Tech II performs and interprets routine and highly complex experiments.  
Requisition Number
2020-35628
Department
School - Molecular Cell & Cancer Biology - W495000
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
16
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/17/2020 3:57 PM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Laboratory Technician I, performs a variety of specimen preparatory techniques, dry lab data collection, and routine laboratory maintenance.    
Requisition Number
2020-35626
Department
School - Molecular Cell & Cancer Biology - W495000
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
14
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/17/2020 3:54 PM)
Function: The lab studies the expression and function of genes involved in Programmed Cell Death (Apoptosis), survival signaling and compensatory proliferation using Drosophila as a model system. Individual must be capable of conducting independent research projects in this scientific area under the supervision of the faculty member.  Scope: Responsible for efficient planning and execution of research projects in consultation with the faculty member. Requires working with laboratory fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, which includes maintaining stocks, establishing stocks, setting up and scoring genetic crosses and genetic screens, dissecting and immunostaining tissues, and documentation of scientific data as necessary. Requires working with nucleic acids (molecular biology) and proteins. Must be able to develop and/or modify new techniques.  Recent Publications:  Pérez E, Lindblad JL and Bergmann A (2017). Tumor-promoting function of apoptotic caspases by an amplification loop involving ROS, macrophages and JNK in Drosophila. eLife 6: e26747.  Amcheslavsky A, Wang S, Fogarty CE, Lindblad, JL, Fan Y and Bergmann A (2018). Plasmamembrane-localization of apoptotic caspases for non-apoptotic functions. Developmental Cell 45: 450-464.  Diwanji N and Bergmann A (2019). Two sides of the same coin – compensatory proliferation in regeneration and cancer. In: Drosophila model in cancer. Ed.: Wu-Min Deng. Adv Exp Med Biol;1167:65-85. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-23629-8_4.  Diwanji N and Bergmann A (2020).Basement Membrane damage by ROS- and JNK-mediated Mmp2 activation drives macrophage recruitment to overgrown tissue. Nature Communications. 11:3631. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17399-8. 
Requisition Number
2020-35625
Department
School - Molecular Cell & Cancer Biology - W495000
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
86
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/28/2020 5:19 PM)
The University of Massachusetts Medical School - Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Job Description Postdoctoral Associate in Viral Immunology A postdoctoral associate position is available in the Luzuriaga Lab for a highly motivated candidate with a PhD in immunology, virology, molecular biology, or a related discipline.   The Luzuriaga Lab is embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Program in Molecular Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and is highly collaborative with other labs within and external to UMMS. Work in the lab focuses on understanding viral and host factors that contribute to the establishment of persistent viral infections, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) and Epstein Barr virus (EBV).   The selected candidate will apply a combination of molecular techniques performed directly ex vivo using purified cell fractions from blood and tissues, in order to define key features of replication-competent HIV-1 proviruses in macrophage-lineage cells.  Results of this work will be relevant to the development of new approaches to treat HIV-1 associated neurological disease, as well as strategies to eradicate persistent HIV-1 reservoirs.   This project provides an excellent opportunity to learn and further develop a variety of techniques. The selected candidate will work independently to design and execute experiments.  Results of this project will be presented at seminars and scientific meetings, which may involve travel. The post-doctoral fellow will also prepare and submit manuscripts.   Qualifications: Education, experience and skills required for consideration: - Ph. D. in immunology, virology or related disciplines - Strong work ethic, highly motivated to apply skills towards solving biological problems - Excellent analytical skills and independent judgement - Highly collegial and works well as a team member - Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with precision and tact - Meticulous record keeping, proficiency with databases - Hands-on experience in deep sequencing techniques, including RNAseq, highly preferred - Experience with bead-based or flow cytometric cell separation techniques highly preferred To Apply:   Applicants should submit the following materials by email to annette.bohigian@umassmed.edu:  a letter describing current research activities and your interest in this position, a CV (including publications), and contact information for three references, one of which should be your Ph.D. advisor.
Requisition Number
2020-35620
Department
School - Molecular Medicine - W400900
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
86
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/17/2020 3:24 PM)
About UMass Medical School: UMass Medical School and its clinical partner, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, is a thriving academic health care system located in Worcester MA, about an hour’s drive west of Boston. The environment provides a highly supportive home for fellows, with opportunities to collaborate with leading researchers and engage in meaningful clinical work.   As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:   A PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology or related field and completion of an APA-accredited internship with relevant experience is required.  The fellow is encouraged and supported to obtain their license after their first year of training.  Applicants with strong methodological, statistical, and quantitative experience are desirable.   How to Apply:   Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.  Send detailed letter of interest that specifies the fellowship(s) of interest and summarizes relevant experiences and career goals, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:   c/o Carolyn Kelly (Carolyn.kelly@umassmed.edu) Edwin D. Boudreaux, PhD Professor, Vice Chair of Research Department of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Quantitative Health Sciences University of Massachusetts Medical School 55 Lake Ave North Worcester, MA  01655
Requisition Number
2020-35618
Department
School - Emergency Medicine - W713000
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
86
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/17/2020 2:06 PM)
The Horae Gene Therapy Center of the University of Massachusetts Medical School is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position to explore the AAV biology and AAV vector development. The candidate will work in a project focusing on a deep understanding of the cellular processes involved in successful gene therapies. We are looking for applicants with a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cell biology, Virology, or related disciplines with primary authorship on relevant publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals. The applicants should have strong hands-on experience working with and analyzing cellular and in vivo models as well as establishing novel methods. S/he is expected to have excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and presentation skills (written and oral), and the ability to generate high-quality data in a time-sensitive environment . The Postdoctoral Scholar will join a multidisciplinary collaborative team and participate in extramural collaborations with the ultimate goal to develop AAV gene therapies for life threatening diseases. We offer competitive salaries based on experience and track records and the possibilitiy to have excellent training opportunities. For further information, please send a cover letter, CV and contact information of three references to Elisabet Mandon, Ph.D., Associate Professor Horae Gene Therapy Center & RNA Therapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School AS6-2061, 368 Plantation Street Worcester, MA 01605 Phone: (508)-942-7029 E-mail: elisabet.mandon@umassmed.edu. The UMMS is proud of the power of its diverse community and encourages the application of candidates with different background.
Requisition Number
2020-35616
Department
School - Gene Therapy Center - W405200
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
86
Address : Location US-MA-Shrewsbury
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/1/2021 3:10 PM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Under the general direction of the Sr Director (or designee) of Research and Evaluation, the Project Director I provides independent high-level and diverse support functions on multiple health policy projects undertaken with Massachusetts state agencies and by the Public and Private Health Solutions at Commonwealth Medicine. The Project Director collaborates as a participating project team member with investigators and faculty from the UMass system, providing project management and technical/analytic support.
Requisition Number
2020-35606
Department
Commonwealth Medicine - Research & Evaluation - W407970
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
45
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 6 months ago(9/10/2020 4:55 PM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Nurse Coordinator II is responsible to carry out all delegated tasks related to complex protocols testing investigational drugs, devices, or research interventions. The Research Nurse Coordinator II is a primary resource for study protocol conduct acting as a liaison between the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), clinical partners (ex. University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care (UMMHC)), the Principal Investigator, Institutional Review Board (IRB), and sponsors to ensure good clinical practice standards (GCP) throughout the life cycle of the study.    
Requisition Number
2020-35598
Department
School - Infectious Disease - W710060
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
45
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 6 months ago(9/4/2020 11:03 AM)
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:   Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Associate I performs a variety of complex research experiments.   This position is to support a COVID/Alzheimer's grant in our Infectious Diseases division and will be responsible for greeting patients and collecting blood specimens.  Preferred Cell separation experience and Phlebotomy skill.        
Requisition Number
2020-35593
Department
School - Infectious Disease - W710060
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
42
Address : Location US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date 6 months ago(9/9/2020 10:52 AM)
The Flavahan lab has postdoctoral training positions available, focused on cancer epigenetics and chromatin biology.  We use cutting-edge techniques to investigate the cancer epigenome.  First, we seek to uncover how cryptic tumor drivers, such as mutations in metabolic enzymes or histone subunits, signal through the epigenome to activate oncogenic pathways.  Second, we are examining how the three-dimensional structure of the genome directs cancer cell responses and tumor progression.  Postdoctoral positions are available for these and related projects.  Experience in brain tumor or epigenetic research is preferred but not required.   For further information, please send a cover letter briefly detailing your research interests, current CV, and the names and contact information of three references to: Will Flavahan, PhD, Assistant Professor at William.Flavahan@umassmed.edu
Requisition Number
2020-35587
Department
School - Molecular Cell & Cancer Biology - W495000
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Salary Grade
86

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