Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Coordinator supports basic and translational neuro-engineering research within the Borton Lab at Brown University. The incumbent will manage laboratory protocols relating to human subjects (IRB) and animal research (IACUC); receiving government regulated trainings, develop and update documents and reports for internal and external agencies. The incumbent will help prepare animal (IACUC) and human (IRB) use protocols, and coordinate progress reports (with animal research coordinator). The incumbent will act as point person between laboratory related work at School of Engineering (SoE) and the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center (PVAMC) and the Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology (CfNN) coordinate related research in the laboratory, which includes: coordinating purchases, tagging, compliance, and general communications with the CfNN administration). In addition, the incumbent will manage other laboratory resources, including maintaining equipment, financial, and personnel records; event management, coordinate meetings with collaborators, and assist hiring lab personnel. Â
Education and Experience
Bachelorâ™s degree in Neuroscience of Engineering or related filed.
3-5 yearsâ™ experience in project management or similar experience.
Experience in either laboratory animal management or human clinical research management (IACUC or IRB familiarity).
Experience in biomedical research or management preferred.
Indicate the essential job competencies. Competencies are required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job successfully.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Computer proficiency in word processing, data management and spreadsheets (Excel and Google Sheets)
Initiative and judgment to independently problem solve and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment while maintaining careful attention to detail. Â Previous lab management experience preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with all constituents, both internal and external.
Ability to maintain confidence and discretion in sensitive financial and personnel matters related to laboratory activities.
Ability to work and communicate effectively independently and in a team environment.
Computing skills sufficient for effective communication, maintaining records, open to learning new tools.
Knowledge of compliance issues related to federal research contracts and grants preferred.
Detail orientated with a high level of accuracy.
Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.Â
Background Checks: Criminal and Educational
This position has an end date of August 31, 2022 with the possibility of an extension based on available fundingÂ
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School of Engineering
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Internal Number: REQ167490
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