Research Lab Supervisor - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, oversees research activities within the lab; supervises and trains staff; arranges purchases and maintains all equipment in the research laboratory area; implements safety plans; investigates and develops new research methods; collaborates with investigators within and outside of the University.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of sound laboratory practices, research processes, and equipment
Knowledge of computer network operations
Supervisory skills
Planning/organizational skills
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in biology/chemistry; supplemented with five to eight (5-8) years of laboratory experience, preferably in an academic research setting.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Prepares genomic libraries for genome-wide analysis using next generation sequencing; generates constructs to prepare genetically altered transgenic, knock-out, and knock-in mice; performs biochemical analyses of protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions; uses high-level cell culture methods, including isolation, culture, and analysis of primary stem cells from embryonic mouse tissues and their manipulation, which includes siRNA knock down, cell differentiation protocols, and analysis by flow cytometry.

Develops experimental methodologies; documents and ensures compliance with laboratory procedures; designs experiments; analyzes results; and troubleshoots experimental problems.

Develops preliminary data for new avenues of investigation.

Contributes to the writing of scientific papers.

Instructs graduate students in laboratory procedures and technologies.

Manages laboratory by determining supplies needed for upcoming experiments, planning and scheduling experiments, and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Keyword Phrases

  • IM-Nephrology
  • Research Lab Supervisor
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Laboratory and Research
  • Medical Center Staff
  • Medical Researcher
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Supervisor
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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