Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Facilitates and promotes advanced technical/scientific research projects including data analysis. Recognizes the need for innovation and develops or incorporates advances in research concepts to help disseminate the results of research projects. Provides day-to-day operational oversight in support of the same.
Assists in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports. May help prepare presentations for scientific meetings and will provide help with preparation of grant applications and scientific manuscripts.
Works closely with faculty to write documentation and disseminate computational methods and resources that support or advance their research.
Maintains group scientific operations, including Â activities of students, postdoctoral researchers, and research staff.
Collaborates and coordinates with other researchers in the group and joint research efforts.
Coordinates with other personnel in various functional areas (e.g., Human Resources, University Research Administration, ANL, etc.) both internally and externally to ensure smooth operations across all aspects of the operation.
Creates and presents tutorials, hands-on workshops and documentation to educate the research community, as per direction of the faculty lead
Accurately and in a timely manner, maintains appointments, calendars, inventories, websites, grant-related documentation, financial projections (on grant, gift, and other funding sources), reports, and other information.
Creates first drafts for scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Facilitates and promotes a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Performs other related work as needed.
Doctoral degree with established track record in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or related field.
A minimum of 5 years of significant work experience; postdoc experience.
Experience working within academic and laboratory environment.
Strong computer skills including calendaring, document management (e.g., Dropbox, Box, etc.), word processing, database management, and spreadsheet skills.
Knowledge of statistical/analytical software.
Familiarity with grant writing/submission and manuscript drafting, editing & review.
Demonstrated administrative, problem-solving, organization and coordination skills.
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent time management skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent tasks withinÂ deadlines with minimal supervision.
Must be able to prioritize urgent tasks while ensuring established deadlines are met.Â
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes in workflow and procedures.
Ability to handle stressful, sensitive and confidential situations and information with absolute discretion.Â
Knowledge and experience of related research techniques or methods.
Knowledge of and familiarity with local and Federal regulations, guidelines, and procedures.
Cover Letter (required)
Professional Reference Contact List (3) (required) Â
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