The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Missouri, has an exciting opportunity for a Research Lab Manager for the MizZou Sleep Research Lab. The Research Lab Manager is responsible for the planning, coordination, operational and regulatory oversight of the daily activities for a high-impact research laboratory. The Research lab conducts grant-funded research working to define the mechanisms associated with sleep and related conditions such as chronic pain, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Obesity and Eating Disorders.
Needed traits in our growing, fast-paced work environment are: 1. Self-directed and personable 2. Positive energy 3. Flexibility and problem solving skills 4. Teamwork focus 5. Detail-oriented 6. Organizational and time management skills 7. Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills 8. Anticipate needs 9. Low number of unplanned absences 10. Proactively monitor job process flows
Job duties are, yet not limited to: -Manage the day-to-day activities in the laboratory environment - Pre-screen patients for subject inclusion/exclusion per study protocol - Practice accurate & timely reporting to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other committees as needed - Collect, analyze, and interpret study data -Demonstrate meticulous documentation of study activity and outcomes -Instruct and serve as technical resource to other lab staff and students in activities -Instruct and advise study participants on protocols -Ensure all activities and experiments are conducted in a safe, accurate, and ethical manner - Collaborate with research directors, managers and sponsors routinely on workflow, study successes and opportunities -Coordinate quality control, including investigating and recommending improvements to ensure quality of the results -Prepare and/or co-author scientific reports complete with graphs and charts for submission or presentation
Bachelor's degree and research experience preferred.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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