Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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This position is part-time and works approximately 24 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position is responsible for collaborating with the Principal Investigator on the design, conduct and reporting of research projects.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborates with PI on the design, conduct and reporting of research projects.
Assists with grant preparation and reporting. May submit grant proposals in rare circumstances with the approval of the PI, Department Head and Dean.
Prepares and submits papers on research, including literature searches related to research project.
Develops hypotheses to be tested and ways of testing it. May perform small animal procedures.. May perform standard laboratory procedures such as PCR, RT-PCR, immunoblots, protein purification, flow cytometry, and/or confocal microscopy.
Performs complex statistical analysis of data collected and writes interpretative reports. Verifies the correctness of the data submitted and makes recommendations based on these analyses.
Complies with established safety procedures and maintaining required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions. May be responsible for all compliance documents, training and oversight within the laboratory, ensuring all other laboratory members maintain compliance with all federal, state and university guidelines for animal, human and laboratory research.
Manages research project with other institutions and investigators.
Requires PhD, M.D. or equivalent terminal degree and at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience.
Analytical reasoning and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated working knowledge of standard laboratory policies, procedures and equipment.
Ability to communicate in oral and written form with all levels of personnel and technical publications.
Must be able to work well independently or as a team member.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Works in laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards. Must be physically able to wear protective equipment. Must be able to provide standard care to research animals.
The hiring range for this position is $25.88 - $34.94 per hour.
This position is eligible for part-time benefits. Please visit our website at hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade R11.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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