Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Coordinate laboratory management such as ordering, equipment maintenance, arranging lab duties, teaching laboratory techniques and supervising technicians and students.
Under close supervision, perform the following routine tests under well-established procedures in our laboratory.Â
These routine tests will include tissue and cell culture techniques, standard gel electrophoresis, and DNA isolation and purification.
Record methodologies performed and tests results obtained in a log book.These records will be kept in chronological order. He or she will alert the principal investigator as to any discrepancies in the methodologies used or tests results obtained.
Identify unusual findings and report such findings to the principal investigator or supervisor.
Assist in ordering all chemical reagents needed for the experiments.
Maintain equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly manner.
Observe all established departmental policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control guidelines.
Provides technical and administrative support for a research project.
Assists with the installation, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences or related field. Â
Two years of relevant research experience. Â
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to collect and maintain specimens from the subjects.
Ability to perform biological assays in laboratory setting.
Strong data management skills and attention to detail.
Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and divisional research infrastructure.
Excellent time management and ability to prioritize work assignments.
Ability to read and understand trials protocols.
Ability to read and understand biological assays protocols
Familiarity with medical terminology/environment. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat. Â
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