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This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Performs, oversees and coordinates research projects. Oversees entire laboratory setting to promote smooth operation, regulatory compliance and interaction with other laboratories.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
With principal investigator, designs, performs and evaluates research procedures.
Assists with grant preparation and journal article submission.
Develops and implements policies and procedures. Provides comprehensive direction to laboratory personnel.
Hires, trains and evaluates the performance of laboratory personnel.
Oversees and directs all support activities of the lab including human resources, budgets, facility maintenance, purchasing, supplies, materials and equipment.
Researches and recommends new methods and procedures to maintain current capabilities, quality and standards.
Oversees generation of cell lines and distribution of cells to outside labs.
Master’s degree with 5 years of experience in research lab operations or equivalent combination of education and experience equaling 12 years required.
Strong organizational skills, experience in biology or related field with theoretical background in biology, molecular biology, and/or genetics.
Project management experience is preferred.
Analytical and problem solving research skills.
Ability to communicate in oral and written form with all levels of personnel and for technical publications.
Ability to prioritize tasks in a diverse environment.
Cell culture experience.
The hiring range for this position is $50,466 - $68,133 annually.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Works in laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards.
Must be physically able to wear protective equipment.
Must be able to provide standard care to research animals.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade R11.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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