Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Collects and banks clinical specimens, extract and store RNA/DNA and protein from frozen tissue, paraffin blocks and cell cultures using standard methods.
2) Assists and performs cell culture maintenance (media and buffer preparation) and experiments involving cell transfection.
3) Performs standard experiments, e.g. PCR, Western Blot, IHC, ELISA etc..
4) Organizes data into professional format, summarizes results, and presents data to PI. Effectively communicates and coordinates team-based research.
5) Maintains clear, accurate, complete, and timely reports of experiments.
6) Maintain records to ensure compliance with biosafety, radiation safety, animal protocols, compliance reports, instrument maintenance, and supply orders. Notify PI of any potential violations of regulations.
7) Contributes to manuscript drafting and submission and grant preparation and submission.
8) Performs routine library work, including finding literature and copying articles (5%).
9) Assists in training trainees and other lab personnel in laboratory methods, procedures, and safety.
10) Helps monitor compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
11) Specifically maintains records for compliance (purchasing, compliance with institutional protocols, etc).
12) Assures maintenance and good working condition of equipment to ensure continuum of research.
13) May participate in research with laboratory animals.
14) Recruits and schedules research subjects.
15) Monitors and maintains inventories of equipment and supplies for day-to-day study purposes as required, within budget parameters.
16) Assist with laboratory protocol alteration or development and the performance of new laboratory methods.
17) Attend relevant meetings of the research team.
1) Knowledge in the biological sciences or chemistry.
2) Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
3) Problem-solving skills.
4) Attention to detail.
5) Organizational skills.
6) Ability to learn new research techniques or methods.
7) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
8) Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
9) Analytical skills.
10) Verbal and written communication skills in relevant scientific field.
11) Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
12) Familiarity with grant preparation.
13) Ability to train others.
14) Previous laboratory experience with animals.
1) Bachelorâ™s Degree in relevant field
1) Two yearsâ™ experience
Required Documents 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter 3) Contact information for at least three supervisory references
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