Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Newborn Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position is in a gastrointestinal cell biology and immunology lab within the Department of Pediatrics. Our laboratory studies the pathogenesis of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), which primarily affects premature infants. The Research Laboratory Supervisor will be expected to perform in vitro and in vivo animal experiments and handle human biopsy resections. In addition, they will conduct cell and tissue culture, use light and fluorescent microscopy as well as other instruments, process primary animal tissues for cell isolation, PCR, flow cytometry, western blot analysis, assist in mouse necropsy, genotyping and immunostaining techniques. They will assist in developing and conducting research projects, including experiment design, data analysis and documentation of experiment results. In addition, to the primary duties and responsibilities listed below, the Lab Supervisor will oversee lab processes, equipment and personnel.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Following instructions and discussions with principal investigator, designs research protocols, including developing procedures for the collection, verification and management of data.
Assists principal investigator with grant preparation and reporting.
Performs statistical analysis of data collected and writes interpretative reports. Verifies the correctness of the data submitted and makes recommendations based on these analyses.
Documents research topics and assists in preparation of figures for manuscripts based on research work to publications and committees for publication or presentation to peers.
Solves practical problems relating to difficulties with equipment or experiments.
Monitor the work environment, space and equipment requirements for the research faculty and staff providing for optimal working conditions to ensure the safe and successful completion of research protocols.
Lab management duties including but not limited to management of research technicians and student personnel, EHS, IACUC, IRB protocols and overseeing ordering. Will be responsible for implementing lab practices and procedures, and assigning and reviewing work to ensure that it is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Bachelor’s degree with 3 or more years of lab experience including supervisory responsibility or equivalent combination of education and experience equaling 7 years.
Demonstrated working knowledge of standard laboratory policies, procedures and equipment.
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal 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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