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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Assoc Research Scientist.
Position Summary: Responsible for collaborating with Principal Investigators (PI) and working independently within the scientific framework of the PIs laboratory.
- Initiates, interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates research assignments critical to departments mission.
- Formulates and conducts research on problems of considerable scope and complexity.
- Explores subject area and defines scope and selection of problems for investigation through conceptually related studies or series of projects of lesser scope.
- Makes decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on extensive scientific research activities.
- Develops new ideas that promote current research. Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance.
- May manage the operations of a lab for the Principal Investigator by supervising Post Docs and technicians. Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of all instruments and laboratory facilities.
- Ensures timely and accurate completion of research projects.
- May provide students with technical guidance and direction in the operation of various sample preparation techniques, extraction lines, and equipment as well as general laboratory practices and safety protocols.
- May seek grant funding from external sources in support of their independent research projects with consent of the PI and the Department Chair. May participate in writing grant proposals.
- May be responsible research/lab quality control and compliance.
- May develop protocol for the collection and quality of research data.
- Develops research techniques and methodologies.
- May determine and establish laboratory policies, procedures and practices.
- Maintains a thorough knowledge of the advances in specialized fields through attendance of scientific conferences.
- May make significant contributions to scientific papers. Is a resource/ author/ co-author for reports and presentations.
- May provide recommendations for equipment purchases and for the redesign of lab space.
- May coordinate the activity and experimental design between various labs, scientific staff, and collaborators. Identifies and resolves technical problems.
- May serve on internal committees to help further goals of research projects and bring new expertise to the research program.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
To qualify you must have a MS degree with at least 1 year of experience.
Preferred Qualifications:Substantial experience from having completed Post Doc training. Established a record of publications.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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