Under general supervision of principal investigator, supervise and/or help with the complex technical duties in a laboratory doing non-clinical as well as clinical research.Â
Carries out small independent projects as well as basic bench level experiments and techniques and/or computational work.
Documents, compiles, and assists with interpreting experimental data and adjusting experimental protocols.
Reports data to supervisor and team, attends team meetings to share results, plan projects and experiments, and ensures that projects support current team goals.
Consults with other scientists or scientific literature as needed.
Assists with training new lab members and interns.
Assist in maintaining an organizing lab space and inventory of laboratory supplies (ex: maintains stock of reagents).
Interacts with vendors to address equipment, reagent, or supply solutions, including working with all levels of staff to assist in evaluating new equipment.
Collects and enters data. Assists in analysis of data and with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Provides routine or standardized laboratory duties by collecting data in support of research projects under direct supervision.
Complies with institution, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted.
Possess experience in a research laboratory, preferably in an independent project.
Experience in conducting wet or dry lab work in a research laboratory, preferably in an independent project.
Experience in working within academic and laboratory research environment, preferably in an independent project (e.g., undergrad summer projects).
For wet lab candidates, must possess a familiarity with basic molecular biology techniques, sterile techniques, and the operation of standard lab equipment.
For wet lab candidates, demonstrated experience with mouse husbandry and extraction of tissues.
For dry lab candidates, must possess a familiarity with coding in R, unix, python and/or other languages.
For dry lab candidates, demonstrated experience with next-generation sequencing data is a plus but not required.
Knowledge of immunology is a plus but not required; desire to learn.
Technical Knowledge or Skills
Knowledge of basic computer proficiency including computer programs and standard laboratory equipment.
For experimental candidates, knowledge of research techniques or methods for basic molecular biology and sterile techniques.
For computational candidates, knowledge of basic programming in a few coding languages.
Knowledge of relevant scientific field.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Demonstrated problem-solving, organization, analytical and coordination skills including attention to detail.
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend scientific and technical literature, and methods to stay abreast of developments in the field.
Ability to work independently and collaborative with other lab personnel.
Familiarity with first principles simulation techniques.
Assist in training lab personnel.
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