This is a position working across multiple laboratories (supervised by Benjamin Hayden, Matthew Chafee, Jan Zimmermann, and Sarah Heilbronner) conducting nonhuman animal research.
Duties Include: Work independently. Coordinate lab operations and manage several lab personnel. Develop, modify, and implement practices and procedures to improve efficiency and research project quality. Develop and maintain data collection protocols and operational plans and assist in the execution of the data collection and analysis.
33% Personnel Management:
Supervise 4 R1/R2- level lab technicians and up to 25 undergraduate volunteers
Perform onboarding process for all lab personnel
Work and collaborate with graduate students and post-docs
34% Laboratory Management:
Coordinate activities for four labs
Create and maintain compliance with IACUC protocols
Negotiate with vendors
Maintain large (multi petabyte) database
Negotiate with collaborator labs
Supervise budgets for multiple large grants
Liaison with veterinarians for up to 40 macaques and ensuring proper husbandry practices including handling, feeding and cleaning and maintenance of animal quarters
Liaison with IACUC
Ensure and maintain compliance for all protocols
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
· BA/BS plus at least 5 years of experience or advanced degree plus 3 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 9 years.
· Experience managing and maintain a large non-human primate laboratory, as well as, effectively managing lab personnel
· Experience with budgeting, communicating with vendors, IACUC protocol maintenance and inspection
· Experience serving as project manager for large budgeted projects (>$1M)
· Familiarity with big data management and curation
Internal Number: 337642
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