Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Baccarelli lab at the Mailman School of Public Health is seeking a Staff Associate to manage lab operations and conduct experimental procedures as part of an interdisciplinary team of environmental epidemiologists, environmental health scientists, and wet lab epigeneticists/molecular biologists. The laboratory conducts large scale environmental and epidemiology studies to investigate environmental programming and mechanisms of human disease. Ongoing laboratory research activities are focused on DNA methylation, microRNAs, extracellular vesicles, the microbiome, and environmental mitochondriomics. The successful candidate will work with the Project Coordinators to oversee all lab projects. The incumbent can expect to spend 40% of time supervising staff and managing lab operations and 60% of time performing wet lab work.
Supervise and manage the work of a team of technicians (20%)
Work with the Project Coordinators to strategize project timelines and costs (10%)
Manage the use of equipment and facilities as well as lab safety compliance documentation (5%)
Manage samples and freezer inventories for all biological samples stored in the lab (5%)
Develop and optimize standard operating procedures for new lab assays, and demonstrate these procedures to students and other research personnel (20%)
Carry out sample processing and analytical assays (30%)
Maintain datasets produced by the lab (DNA methylation data, mitochondrial DNA data, sequencing data, etc.) (5%)
Other responsibilities as needed (5%)
Internal Number: 7727
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