Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Under limited direction the Clinical Research Specialist will perform complex lab and/or research-related duties and tasks.
2) Help develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making contributions to methodology.
3) Collect, record and analyze data.
4) Conduct literature reviews.
5) Participate in writing reports and manuscripts.
6) Oversee the management of equipment and supplies.
7) Ensure compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
8) Train and oversee the work of research support personnel.
9) Responsibilities may include the following non-laboratory duties: Transcribing and coding data; using data collection instruments; assisting with building databases.
10) Responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: recognizing abnormal results and varying conditions or procedures to correct problems; setting up and performing experiments.
11) May serve as a lead research specialist. 12) Will perform experiments to characterize the protective capacity and to explore the mechanistic basis of for antibody-mediated protection against influenza virus.
13) Testing the function of monoclonal antibodies by hemaglutination assays, microneutralization assays, plaque reduction assays and other assays to measure antibody function.
14) Generate and maintain for assays and for general laboratory usage, laboratory stocks of influenza virus, monoclonal antibody proteins, and recombinant viral proteins.
15) Assist in developing new assays and approaches to characterize mechanisms of antibody-mediated protection against influenza infection.
16) Provide clinical research support by coordinating clinical efforts, liaise with clinical staff, recruit and consent study subjects for influenza vaccination and infection studies, and perform phlebotomy.
1) Ability to train others.
2) Knowledge in relevant scientific field.
3) Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
4) Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
5) Analytical skills.
6) Problem-solving skills.
7) Attention to detail.
8) Organizational skills.
9) Verbal and written communication skills.
10) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
11) Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
1) Bachelor's degree
1)One year of research experience
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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