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Research Associate II

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Website University of Massachusetts Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Company : University of Massachusetts Medical School

Country: United States

Location : Worcester, Massachusetts

Post: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 21:12:00 GMT

Expires: Sat, 27 Aug 2022 23:59:59 GMT

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Overview:
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:  

 

Under the general direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Associate II performs a variety of complex research experiments and is responsible for overseeing laboratory operations within the Department.

 

 

Responsibilities:
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform complex laboratory experiments and conduct in-depth analysis of research experiments

Write standard operating procedures, schedule work, analyze data, maintain accurate records, and write reports

Report the status of projects and observations to the Department Chair

Ensure departmental computer resources remain functional and provide on-site support to Investigators as requested

Design and execute protocols and experiments, modify protocols as needed, and may be responsible for own research project

Manage laboratory research staff

Responsible for overall laboratory organization including oversight of safety protocols and the maintenance of related records 

May assist with budget and/or operational aspects of grant and contract proposals

Long-range planning for laboratory and departmental equipment maintenance and replacement. Assist in procurement of departmental equipment. Responsible for physical inventory of all equipment, and maintaining records of all equipment acquired, moved off-site, or discarded

Oversee and coordinate the use of centralized departmental facilities

Work with Facilities Engineering, Environmental Health and Safety, and Radiation Safety to ensure department facilities and laboratories are in compliance with federal, state and institutional regulations

Assist in writing the text of scientific publications and grants.  Review literature

Oversee and assist in the training of new laboratory personnel, students, and collaborators

Comply with all safety and infection control standards

Perform other duties as required

 

 

Qualifications:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

Bachelor’s degree in the Biological Sciences, or equivalent experience

5 years of relevant research experience

Knowledge of Microsoft Office products

Strong ability to analyze complex visual data in a quantitative and objective manner

Judgment and action skills required to solve commonly encountered problems

 

Additional Information:
 Preferred Qualifications:

 

GCMS

LCMS

Animal Physiology

Mouse/rat models

 

 

 

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, or designee

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: 

Supervise aides, technicians, and associates

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens

 

 

 

 

 

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