Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Assists with planning, development, and execution of research in the laboratory.
Assists in organizing and managing the laboratory including washing glassware and ordering of supplies.
Conducts periodic training for current and new members of the laboratory.
Applies research principles and relevant subject matter knowledge relevant to administer a research project.
Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan.
Responsible for the ordering of reagents for laboratory research.
Organize and manage the laboratory cell lines which include bacteria, yeast, insect, and mammalian.
Assist with cleaning and sterilizing glassware.
Supports data collection and analytical needs of research projects.
Collect, analyze, and maintain data and/or specimens.
Maintain equipment and experiment rooms.
Maintain and order equipment and supplies.
Assist with preparation of reports, manuscripts, and other documents.
Present research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences.
Ensures project compliance with different policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Contributes to, and sometimes leads, the writing of academic papers, reports and final.
Assist in supervising other research members.
Provides technical and administrative support for a research project.
Collects and enters data. Assists in analyzing data. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Perform other related work as needed.
Vocational training or bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted.
Two years or more of relevant research experience recommended.
Experience in Molecular Biology techniques (i.e. quantitative real-time PCR, RNA and DNA isolation, transfection, infection, transformation, cloning).
Experience in performing an independent research project.
Experience in working in a research team.
Familiarity with common computer programs and standard laboratory equipment.
Technical Skills and Knowledge
Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Basic computer proficiency.
Knowledge of relevant scientific field.
Knowledge or research techniques or methods (cell biology, transcription, primary cultures, cell assays, biochemical assays, molecular biology assays).
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Knowledge of animal research techniques and methods.
Analytical skills, problem-solving and organizational skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to train and supervise others.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to interact with a diverse work force.
Ability to work independently and collaborative with other researchers on computations research in a fast-paced laboratory environment.
Ability to read and keep abreast of technical developments.
Familiarity with molecular biology techniques.
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