1. Plans, conceives, designs and implements highly specialized state of the art instrumentation equipment and apparatus for a multi-faceted research project. 2. Develops and implements research applications to fabricate electronic materials, devices and processing equipment. 3. Manages research groups for the efficient flow of research projects. 4. Defines the direction of research and equipment design. 5. Manages research, research support design and projects associated with the project. 6. Supervises contractors and technical staff. Assigns design projects to technical staff. 7. Negotiates project designs and cost with prospective contractors. Prepares project designs and determines cost estimates. Develops material specifications and purchases. 8. Consults and advises on research technical designs. 9. Interacts with internal contacts to discuss and consult on research projects. 10. Designs research processes, implements and projects cost estimates. 11. In close cooperation with engineering administration, develops sound business procedures for accurate billing. Maintains source documentation for cost accounting purposes. 12. Interacts with vendors, suppliers, manufacturing companies, and other research institutions to develop and design specialized equipment and instruments. 13. Exchanges technical information. Stays abreast of new research technologies and developments. 14. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Ph.D. in biology, physics or a related field with at least 3-5 years postgraduate experience in an academic or industrial environment. Expertise in image analysis and imaging applications in microfluidic devices. Prior experience working in and/or overseeing a multi-user microscopy facility.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Ph.D. in biology, physics or a related field with at least 3-5 years postgraduate experience in an academic or industrial environment. Expertise in image analysis and imaging applications in microfluidic devices. Prior experience working in and/or overseeing a multi-user microscopy facility.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven track record in grant preparation; mastery of wide-field and confocal imaging.
Posting Position Title: Research Support Specialist 6
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to balance scientific and technical responsibilities with management of a Core facility.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Support Specialist-Microscopy
Required Skill/ability 1: Broad understanding of various imaging techniques including hands-on problem solving ability and excellent written and oral communications.
Required Skill/ability 4: Proven ability to work effectively and collaborate with a diverse team to troubleshoot and problem solve in the support and instruction of students, post doctoral fellows and other researchers.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and a customer-oriented approach to assist, support and train facility users.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and eight to ten years related work experience in a research development facility, supervising and overseeing facilities operations or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 54227BR
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