Position Description: Under the direct supervision of the Director, serve as operations director and also lead MSSR technicians for the Molecular Shared Screening Resources. The ideal candidate will have drug discovery industry experience with automation, assay development using classic plate reader based assays as well as high content screening based assays. The incumbent will also support and assist the Director of Science with the development, implementation, and review of facility operating budget, invoice clients as necessary and appropriate through the CNSI business office. The incumbent will also assist the Director in establishing accurate budgets and relevant timelines for new project proposals, including the identification of resource demands (both staff and instrument), projected scheduling and risk mitigation. Other responsibilities include hands on work on screening campaigns as well as supervision of staff. Also, incumbent will be directly involved in cell line tissue culture maintenance, assay development, maintenance of general lab equipment, ordering of supplies for research, and training of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students and evaluation of their work and monitoring their progress. Provide point of contact for collaborations and manage collaborations. Also, provide project management and oversight for individual technical projects under general supervision of director.
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