Unit-specific Responsibilities 1) The Senior Research Technician will provide day-to-day leadership by organizing the workflow and delegating job tasks to Research Technicians. 2) In addition, the Senior Research Technician will perform services offered by the Facility including sample processing, collection and transmission of ECGs, sample inventory, and shipping among others. 3) Directly supervise technicians in the Biofluids Core which includes organizing the daily workflow, setting priorities, delegating tasks, staff training, overseeing daily performance, and managing personnel coverage. 4) Process and ship patient specimens according to study protocols and lab manuals. 5) Collect and transmit research-related ECGs. 6) In-service personnel on new ECG machines, and work with vendors to resolve issues if the need arises. 7) Manage inventory of samples and ECG machines. 8) Collaborate with the research team to develop improvements to the workflow and methods for quality control. 9) Attend site-initiation visits with clinical trial sponsors. 10) Maintain up to date and accurate daily usage logs of samples processed and ECG transmissions. 11) Create flow sheets for clinical studies incorporating detailed instructions on specimen processing and shipping requirements. 12) Report status updates to the Biofluids Technical Director.
Unit-preferred Competencies 1) Ability to train others. 2) Knowledge in relevant scientific field. 3) Knowledge of research techniques or methods. 4) Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures. 5) Analytical skills required. Problem-solving skills. 6) Attention to detail. 7) Organizational skills. 8) Verbal and written communication skills. 9) Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 10) Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
1) Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or another related discipline
1) 3-5 years of research experience
2) Cover letter
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