1. Designs, plans, implements and evaluates complex multifaceted research projects/systems, including method development, adaptation and validation. 2. Collaborates with PI to define research endeavors and the development of research hypothesis and approach. 3. Solves complex methodology, protocol, procedural and research problems through design of techniques, procedures and policies that will achieve research goals. 4. Develops long range plans for supplies and equipment to ensure smooth operation of laboratory. 5. Investigates, analyzes and evaluates complex data, data collection systems and methods to reach scientific conclusions and ensures the integrity of research data. 6. Collaborates with PI to coordinate major lab renovations working with Facilities, Health and Safety, and Purchasing to ensure deadlines, safety standards and purchases are according to plans and within budgets. 7. Prepares scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published reports. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Master's Degree in a scientific discipline and three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Background Check Requirements
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Within the Department of Cellular & Molecular Physiology, the Research Associate 2 HS will oversee a facility that performs prepares and labels samples for light and electron microscopy. Under supervision of the Department Chair, the Research Associate 2 HS will be responsible for carrying out work requests for tissue processing using cryosectioning, immunostaining, and electron microscopy analysis for varied research projects. They will perform independent research, experiments, and laboratory techniques. Responsible for the daily operation of a specialized laboratory within a department, and related data analysis for research projects.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Prior experience managing a laboratory.
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