The Proteomics and Metabolomics Core in the Advanced Clinical Biosystems Research Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is seeking a Operations Coordinator and Proteomic Project Manager (Project Scientist) to join our dynamic and cutting edge research team. You will be responsible for managing customer relationships and coordinating the intake, assignment, implementation, and completion of all projects processed through the Core facility. This is a highly collaborative position, with supervisory and project management responsibilities. While specific aspects of the core workflows will be trained, prior experience with proteomic sample preparation techniques, mass spectrometry, and general informatic processing is a requirement. In this role, you will assess the goals and requirements of each customer of the core and work with the managers of the other Core branches (ELISA, Metabolomics) as well as supervise a small team of technicians in order to complete each project. The Core Coordinator and Proteomics Manager will also track performance metrics and work with the Associate Director to engage in ongoing performance evaluation and improvement activity.
Coordinates day to day operations of the core and directs Proteomic projects:
Field inquiries from users / customers.
Schedule and coordinate intake and project planning meetings, with Associate Director or other team members as needed.
Work with Associate Director to assign new projects to an implementation team.
Coordinate ongoing projects and the MS acquisition queue, moving each project through respective stages as needed.
Supervise technical core staff.
Interface with MS team and coordinate project transition into acquisition stage.
Coordinate transition through data analysis and engages bioinformatics team as needed.
Holds 'data debriefing' meetings with customers as projects are completed and released to users.
Works with Financial Manager to manage Core supplies budget, instrument charge back fees, invoicing and account close out upon payment.
Manages iLABs interface, and works with Communication manager, Financial manager, and Associate Director to update services menu and pricing as needed.
Assists the Associate Director and Innovation Manager in identifying key areas of need for technological development.
Oversee technical core staff to complete ongoing performance improvement and adaptation of core SOPs, including identifying, testing, and optimizing new or improved techniques for sample preparation, MS acquisition.
Collect and report performance metrics regarding customer experience, project timelines, and general proteomic data quality and participate in addition of new metrics as needed for ongoing performance improvement.
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