Provide leadership and oversight of internal projects to ensure proper planning, execution, and completion of microbiome related research.
Engage researchers and clients in support of addressing questions or concerns, project logistics, delivery of data and analysis products.
Independently develop and validate new laboratory research methods in the areas of nucleic acid purification, next-generation library preparation, library and sample QC, and analysis.
Oversee technical staff on library preparation for metagenome, metatranscriptome, genome, and amplicon next-generation sequencing projects for difficult, high-risk microbiome studies.Â
Oversee multiple types of liquid handling and laboratory automation platforms. Ability to troubleshoot base programming and implement improvements required.
Maintain thorough documentation for all work performed across all projects and provide full accounting and verification records for different clients and projects.
Supervisory duties including training and guiding laboratory staff; assisting in developing policies, procedures and/or methods for laboratory experimentation; and risk assessment & management.
Responsible for recharge services billing.
Manages research professionals and support staff involved with planning, monitoring, and compliance aspects of research projects. Advises other researchers on long-range plans for research projects.
Develops goals and operating procedures, practices, and guidelines for research activity based on department strategy.
Manages the laboratory facilities, including the purchase of new equipment and the maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment.
Performs other related work as needed.
Ph.D. preferred in microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, computational biology or a related discipline with a minimum of 3 years postdoctoral work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
Three (3) years laboratory experience with Two (2) years specialization in microbial/microbiome research.
Ability to analyze and understand complex issues.
Commitment to providing a high level of service and working in a team environment.
High degree of professionalism.
Strong problem solving skills.
Ability to win trust and confidence of faculty and administrators.
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