Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Solicit projects and advertise the facility
Work closely with researchers across different departments and different institutes
Provide scientific and technical direction and support on all projects
Apply funding for equipment and other resources (compound libraries)
Negotiate with vendors
Train and develop junior staff
Uses subject matter and best practices knowledge to perform lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. Works independently to assist with project design.
Solves complex problems relating to the administration of projects, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making significant contributions to methodology.
Guides data collection, evaluation and analysis. Designs and manages databases. Writes reports, articles and manuscripts.
Presents research findings at meetings and conferences, as well as to funding agencies. Conducts literature reviews. Develop and maintain liaisons and effective working relations with groups and individuals, agencies, and the public to encourage cooperation.
Performs other related work as needed.
A PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related life science discipline.
5-10 years of relevant experience in assay development and high throughput screening.
Experienced in cell-based and biochemical assay development and high throughput screening.
Fluent in liquid handlers and automation.
Familiar with high content screen set up and analysis.
A track record of management of junior staff.
Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills.
Attention to details.
Strong trouble shooting capability for the experiments and the equipment.
Able to multi-tasking efficiently.
Strong scientific track record in your area of expertise.
Strong collaborative skills, demonstrated leadership capabilities and strong written and verbal communication skills.
Cover Letter (preferred)
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