Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Organizes data into professional format, performs analysis, summarizes results, and presents data to PI and in lab meetings.
Effectively communicates, coordinates, and troubleshoots team-based research efforts through participation in laboratory and research meetings.
May collaborate with clinical and basic scientists in other labs. Represents the PI as needed.
Maintains clear, accurate, complete, and timely reports of experiments.
Maintain records to ensure compliance with biosafety, radiation safety, animal protocols, compliance reports, instrument maintenance, and supply orders. Notify PI of any potential violations of regulations.
Drafts manuscripts for submission and prepares grants for submission.
Performs routine library work, including finding literature and copying articles.
Supervises and trains trainees and other lab personnel in research techniques, instruments, laboratory methods, procedures, and safety.
Helps monitor compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Specifically maintains records for compliance (purchasing, compliance with institutional protocols, etc).
Assures maintenance and good working condition of equipment to ensure continuum of research.
May participate in research with laboratory animals.
Recruits and schedules research subjects.
Perform experiments involving DNA, RNA, protein isolations, transcriptomic analysis, Western blot, microbial and tissue cell culture, gene cloning, mutagenesis, and animal work including tissue harvest/ fixation and immunohistochemistry analysis.
Takes responsibility for the following non-laboratory duties: transcribing and coding data; developing data collection instruments; presenting research; and recruiting and scheduling research subjects. Acquires higher-level skills and knowledge in the process.
Takes responsibility for the following laboratory duties: recognizing abnormal results and varying conditions or procedures to correct problems; setting up and performing experiments. Analyze the meaning, significance, causes, and effects of the subject.
Performs other related work as needed.
Advanced degree in a relevant field.
Knowledge in the biological sciences or chemistry.
Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field.
Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Attention to detail.
Ability to learn new research techniques or methods.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Familiarity with grant preparation.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to train others.
Knowledge of scientific programs such as SPSS, Adobe Creative Suite, and Bioinformatics programs.
History of peer-reviewed publications in a relevant field.
Experience in DNA, RNA, protein isolations, transcriptomic analysis, Western blot, microbial and tissue cell culture, gene cloning, mutagenesis, and animal work including tissue harvest/ fixation and immunohistochemistry analysis.
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