This position is for an experienced laboratory manager. The successful applicant will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in the development and implementation of neurodegeneration and neurotoxicology research. As a lab manager, this individual will oversee the functions of the laboratory including: performing experiments, supervision of research personnel, preparation of research reports, oversee the management of the mouse colony, maintenance of laboratory equipment and records, ordering of supplies, and oversee the regulatory aspects of the laboratory. This position will coordinate grant management activities and this individual will serve as a resource/liaison to other laboratories.
Performs complex and intricate laboratory experiments while following research techniques and procedures.
Develops procedures and protocols in collaboration with leadership.
Prepares research reports or analyses for projects.
Maintains safety records and ensures safety/compliance procedures and protocols are followed.
Provides guidance and support to junior-level staff in laboratory operations.
May develop, prepare, and coordinate grant applications and grant-related activities to obtain funding for research projects and related work.
Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Master's degree in a related field.
Three years of related work experience.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Working Conditions / Demands
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Indianapolis Campus of Indiana University School of Medicine.
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