Research Scientist, Sr

University Of Massachusetts Medical School Shrewsbury , MA 01545

Posted 11 months ago

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the general direction of the Principle Investigator, the Senior Research Scientist performs a variety of complex research experiments laboratory research on topics pertinent to the interests of the research programs of the laboratory.

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and implement experiments designed to further ongoing research projects, in consultation with the principal investigator.

  • Organize and analyze data acquired in the course of research projects.

  • Write manuscripts and grant applications

  • Design and implement research projects in the laboratory

  • Responsible for data acquisition, data analysis, and presentation of research results.

  • Train and supervise junior lab personnel, ensuring staff is trained in current methodology and safety procedures in the laboratory.

  • Prepare and present data for publication in public forums.

  • Assist in the preparation of grant applications and other research proposals.

  • Provide assistance in the general operation of the laboratory.

  • Participate regularly in laboratory meetings.

  • Stay current with the literature and regularly leads discussions of new reports pertinent to ongoing and proposed projects

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Biological Science, or equivalent degree

  • 7 years of research experience.

  • Familiarity with general laboratory procedures.

  • Expertise in specific procedures and instrumentation necessary to complete specific research programs.

  • Current knowledge of pertinent literature.

  • Oral and written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to travel to off-site locations

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the general direction of the Principle Investigator

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Supervises and trains new laboratory personnel and junior members of the laboratory

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.


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Research Scientist, Sr

University Of Massachusetts Medical School