Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist II for the Neurology department at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under direction, the Research Teaching Specialist II is responsible for the management of multiple patient-oriented and translational research projects. Designs and conducts highly specialized, technical research in the area of aging, cognition, and fluid biomarkers. May assign tasks to technicians and be assisted by lower-level professionals.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assists in the establishments of performance standards as well as the selection of methodology and instrumentation.
Performs multiple research and technical operations independently or as assigned (including research participant recruitment and engagement, neuropsychological testing, survey-based work, database management, processing of biological samples according to Standard Operating Procedures, simple and complex biological assays with high precision), followed by appropriate reports, recommendations and conclusions.
Assists with the instructing and training of students, fellows, lower-level professionals and technicians in laboratory technicians, instrumentation, etc. to develop the skills necessary to perform the required functions.
Assists with the preparation of proposals, formal applications and justifications for grant applications.
Develops recommendations regarding budget proposals for the laboratory area. Monitors the laboratory’s budgets.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree in a relevant science plus two (2) years of related research experience, or a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant science plus three (3) years of related research experience.
Experience (2+ years) with administering and scoring neuropsychological tests commonly used in Alzheimer's disease related studies or multiplex immunoassay.
Posting Number: 21ST0405
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 127138
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.