University of Chicago Department of Chemistry Research Group Manager:
Help manage a 20-person research group, including manuscript editing, strategic, scientific and financial planning, and annual progress reporting. This position may be attractive for scientists who wish to stay close to the bench, but also begin to take on more scientific administrative responsibilities in a stimulating academic research environment.
Training and overseeing the work of research support personnel.
Manage administrative aspects of the research projects to include:
supervising research support personnel
tracking project expenditures
assisting with grant preparations
Other laboratory responsibilities:
independently performing complex technical duties
recognizing abnormal results and varying conditions or procedures to correct problems
monitoring and troubleshooting equipment
overseeing the ordering of supplies and maintenance of laboratory inventory
ensuring laboratory compliance with all safety requirements
Ability to train others required.
Advanced knowledge in chemistry or biology required.
Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
Knowledge of scientific applications and equipment required.
Analytical skills required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Supervisory skills preferred.
Management skills preferred.
Advanced degree in chemistry or biology required
A minimum of two years of relevant research experience required.
TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Experience with cell culture and biological assays
Strong knowledge of chemistry or biology
Working knowledge of immunology
Working knowledge of tumor modeling or cancer biology
Experience in nanomedicine is a plus
MENTAL DEMANDS REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to communicate in writing
Ability to communicate orally
Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions
Ability to give directions
Ability to learn and develop skills
Ability to pay attention to detail
Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
Ability to read
Ability to train or teach others
Ability to work effectively and collegiately with little supervision or as member of a team
Ability to work independently
Ability to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
Active listening skills
Critical thinking skills
Decision making skills
Editing and proofreading skills
Problem solving skills
Quantitative and analytical skills
Time management skills
PHYSICAL EFFORT REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to bend, crouch, or stoop
Ability to sit for up to 2 hours
Ability to stand for 4 hours or more
(NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.)
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Internal Number: JR00598
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