Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Lab Manager (Researcher 3) position is responsible for providing service to three labs in Neurosurgery – Walter Low, Ann Parr and Andrew Grande. This position will support continuing expectations of laboratory protocols (SOPs) and provide recommendations for continuous improvement with standards and procedures. The Researcher 3 will be the lead for the professional and non-professional staff with research duties in these laboratories. The Researcher 3 will work closely with the Principle Investigators with participation in journal reviews, grant, and manuscript writing.
Duties/Responsibilities: 80% Record keeping and administrative/operational related activities including - â— Provide leadership and direction to other lab staff regarding lab research, procedures and protocols plus new lab member orientation, ensuring all necessary paperwork is completed; access to lab is granted, etc. â— Maintain records of data per protocol requirements â— Attend lab meetings for all labs â— Contribute to writing/editing manuscripts and journal articles for publication â— Troubleshoot lab and technology issues â— Order lab supplies by coordinating orders with the CNC â— Maintain our IACUC/IBC protocols and coordinate our IACUC inspections â— Work with our pre-grant team to generate budgets and attend lab finance meetings and review finances with the PIs
10% Immunostaining testing/procedures including – only when assistance is needed due to lab illness or other issues â— Collect cryosection of tissue samples â— Perform immunohistological staining â— Analyze tissue using microscopy and other techniques
10% In vivo animal modeling responsibilities including – â— Assist with elements of all animal surgeries only when extra hands are needed â— Deliver functional testing only when extra hands are needed â— Keeping track of animals and interfacing and maintaining compliance with Research Animal Resources would be a primary responsibility
*This position would not require coming in every weekend, there may be occasional weekend animal checks, and this job would entail maintaining a call schedule for the animals so that there would always be someone in on the weekends primarily responsible for the animals.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
Required Qualifications: â— Bachelor's Degree in science and two years related experience or a combination of education and work experience to equal six years â— Previous experience in lab management
Preferred Qualifications: â— Knowledge of how to conducting neurological injury research: animal modeling, cell transplantation, tissue processing, data analysis â— Knowledge of tissue clearing electrophysiology, and optogenetics
Internal Number: 341102
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