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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Molecular Microbiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position specializes in laboratory, program and project management while assisting the PI in the overall operational and strategic management of the research laboratory and program. Duties entail the oversight and coordination of activities associated with multiple complex research projects, including international components, multiple PIs and locations. Responsibilities to include data maintenance, meeting scheduling, compilation of data, oversight of mouse colony and serving as a project liaison to other departments, collaborators and government agencies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversight of mouse colony – maintenance of approximately 30 various lines of mice, with total colony of approximately 400 animals.
Manage the performance of laboratory technicians, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in regards to proper handling and care techniques.
Design animal research schedules, end-points and sample collection.
Order all mice via an online purchasing system.
Audit that all mouse lines are being maintained, weaned and genotyped/phenotyped as necessary.
Maintain accurate inventory and data files.
Comply with all University, federal and agency guidelines regarding the proper care and use of animals.
Lab and Project management – assists the PI with the direction, coordination and oversight of daily research activities involving multiple projects, international collaborations, multi-site and inter-institutional partners.
Responsible for coordinating the receipt and dissemination of samples or data with other institutions and investigators.
Complying will all University, federal and agency guidelines regarding the proper shipment and transfer of materials.
Evaluates research results, reports findings and discusses project outcomes with other staff involved.
Maintains accurate and detailed files (procedure manuals, protocols, lab notebooks, etc).
Participates in hypothesis generation and development of experiments.
Administration – acts as project manager/administrative assistant to PI
Plans and schedules meetings, as well as coordinates domestic and international travel arrangements and related itinerary.
Processes reimbursement requests (including all travel).
Will supervise daily activities of the research technicians.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree with 3 or more years of lab experience including supervisory responsibility or equivalent combination of education and experience equaling 7 years.
Minimum of 5 years of mouse colony experience in an academic setting.
Experience in program management or managing and coordinating multiple projects.
One year of BSL3 experience.
Proven ability to meet established deadlines and the ability to take on additional responsibilities, maintain confidentiality, integrity and discretion in the performance of all duties.
Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills and attentiveness to detail.
Excellent and effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
The hiring range for this position is $45,864 - $61,921 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 R10.
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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