Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Under limited supervision of the PI and Section Administrator, provides technical support to the Margaret Hackett Family Center Program (MHFCP) lab by performing moderately complex laboratory techniques and teaching basic laboratory techniques.
2) Assists in developing, provides assistance on, follows, and independently troubleshoots prescribed procedures to ensure accurate collection and analysis of laboratory samples or research data.
3) Utilizes research methods requiring a high degree of proficiency to achieve established research objectives. Evaluates existing methods and objectives.
4) Organizes data into professional format, summarizes results, and presents data to PI and in lab meetings. Effectively communicates, coordinates, and troubleshoots team-based research efforts through participation in laboratory and research meetings.
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.Â Notify PI of any potential violations of regulations.
7) Assists in manuscript drafting and submission and grant preparation and submission.
8) Performs routine library work, including finding literature and copying articles.
9) Supervises and trains trainees and other lab personnel in research techniques, instruments, 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) Other duties as assigned.
1) Basic knowledge in the biological sciences or chemistry.
2) Knowledge in relevant scientific field.
3) Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
4) Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
5) Problem-solving skills.
6) Attention to detail.
7) Organizational skills.
8) Ability to learn new research techniques or methods.
9) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
10) Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
11) Analytical skills.
12) Verbal and written communication skills.
13) Ability to train others.
14) Familiarity with grant preparation.
15) Knowledge of scientific programs such as SPSS, Adobe Creative Suite and Bioinformatics programs.
Preferred Qualifications Education
1) Advanced degree in a related field.
Required Documents 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter 3) Reference Contact Information
NOTE:Â When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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Internal Number: JR07967
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