Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pathology/Immunology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position serves as a laboratory coordinator.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage all administrative aspects of laboratory: provide administrative support to faculty, manage meeting calendars, schedule laboratory activities, arrange travel and expense reimbursement.
Coordinate communication of research projects with WUSTL and non-WUSTL collaborators.
Organize and coordinate on-site and online research meetings with collaborators.
Coordinate grant submissions: prepare and review submission documents, maintain CVs and biosketches, monitor award funds in partnership with faculty and financial analyst.
Organize manuscript submission and reviews, ensure compliance with NIH Public Access Policy, submit and track PMCID numbers for all laboratory publications.
Serve as custodian for department lab equipment, maintaining asset record inventory using on line asset system; participate in asset audits; coordinate equipment moves and maintenance; maintain scientific equipment and related service contracts, calibrations and servicing; etc.
Maintain supply ordering database, manage equipment and supply quotes and invoices.
Provide for delivery, distribution, storage, and regulated marking of research materials, turning packing slips over to Purchasing Assistant.
Manage laboratory compliance areas to ensure proper documentation and protocol submission, including EHS, recombinant DNA, hazardous material shipping. Serve as safety coordinator, providing quarterly eye wash check, annual emergency shower/hood inspections, current chemical hygiene plans, and protective gear such as lab coats and safety glasses.
Serves on laboratory and department committees as necessary.
Equivalent of BS in science related field and related training/experience.
Organizational and project management skills.
Working scientific background with knowledge of research process and equipment.
Knowledge of bio-safety requirements/regulations.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Normal lab/office environment with exposure to biochemical/radioactive hazards.
The hiring range for this position is $15.46 - $20.88 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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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