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Geisinger Health System Staff Scientist Part Time in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary

Responsible for conducting research under the supervision of a research faculty member and functions as a technical or intellectual resource to the assigned work group. May assume responsibility for a specific topic within the faculty member’s research program.

Job Duties

  • Develops and leads research projects within the defined scope of the supervising faculty member’s research program.

  • Responsible for gathering preliminary data for grant applications, completion of objectives of funded external grants, and preparation of completed work for publication.

  • Contributes to writing grant applications and manuscripts.

  • May submit authored grants with permission of the supervisor.

  • Performs literature searches to gather information pertaining to research projects or procedures in order to develop new protocols, projects or grants applications for assigned work group.

  • Responsible for determining experimental design, collecting data, performing calculations, and analyzing results.

  • Responsible for reviewing research or data controls and determining that the research results are valid.

  • Maintains and completes appropriate records of the purpose, methods, results, and conclusions from each research project.

  • May oversee the work of support personnel in the work group at the discretion of the supervising faculty member.

  • Participates in research meetings and formal seminars to present, explain, and discuss research conducted by the work group.

  • May deliver presentations to extramural audiences at national meetings and academic institutions.

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


Doctoral Degree- (Required), Doctoral Degree-Computational Biology (Preferred)


Minimum of 3 years-Related work experience (Required)

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.