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|Sr. Research Associate 2|
Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 08/17/2022
Expire Date: 10/17/2022
Job Categories: Science
Sr. Research Associate 2|
The SCCC department has a great opportunity for a Senior Research Associate 2 (second level research position, track one) supports research activities under the direction of a principle investigator, program director or designee of the principle investigator or program director. This individual will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of sophisticated fluorescence flow cytometry and mass cytometry systems within the facility. Co-ordinate the appropriate use of computer work-stations, assist with training and application of integrated computer software suites. Interpret spectral properties of fluorescent dyes and design complex reagent panels, with appropriate laser and detector choices, spectral overlap compensation and pulse-processing for data acquisition, as well as culture plate cell deposition and other options for cell sorting. Perform instrument diagnosis, trouble-shooting and resolution of problems, both technical and operational. Administ rative duties, including responsibility for electronic tracking of instrument reservations and use, subsequent invoicing and collection of monthly charges for services. Work with budgeting, selection and ordering of supplies. Prepare specimens for developmental projects and/or to assist with sample prep and staining as needed for validation of service lines. Write SOP operation manuals for the flow cytometry shared resource.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Contributes to basic and applied research activities by collecting and analyzing data and maintaining databases. Understands and interprets research protocols and procedures. Participates in the publication of significant results. Advances expertise through continued education, training, and research. Maintains an overview of relevant research findings. Ensures all research is undertaken according to good research practice. Stays abreast of developments in the field which may impact department functio ns. Provides guidance, mentorship, and oversight to junior research staff and students. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Masterís Degree in relevant field required
Certification and Licensing:
Minimum 1 years of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.