Touro College Research Lab Scientist in Henderson, Nevada
The Medical Health Sciences (MHS) Laboratory Scientist is responsible for assisting in various aspects of research activities for the MHS Program. He/she is also responsible for assisting in the Lab Diagnostics Course. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting and supporting Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine's and Master of Medical Health Sciences (MHS) faculty meet their research objectives. The research lab scientist will work under primary researchers' supervision and be responsible for many tasks supporting their research activities. Those tasks vary depending on the type of research conducted by the investigator and the field of research. This person also will be responsible for the maintenance of the laboratory equipment, training, scheduling, and lab workers' oversight within the shared research laboratory. This person will be reporting to the director of the Medical Health Sciences program.
The primary responsibilities of the position include the following:
Research Lab Scientist activities:
Carry out experiments and research according to protocols laid out by primary researchers
Collect and log experimental data
Conduct statistical analyses of data sets
Prepare graphs and spreadsheets to portray results
Create presentation slides and posters to help researchers present findings
Review print and online resources to gather information
Check facts, proofread, and edit research documents to ensure accuracy
Laboratory manager activities:
Maintain laboratory equipment and inventory, including arrangements for calibration, repairs, and testing
Assist MHS faculty with setting up the workstations for teaching labs
Planning and monitoring of workflow
Proactively identify opportunities and propose improvements, efficiencies and operational modification as it relates to the laboratory
Arrange training for PIs and students in the laboratory
Validating and implementing new methods and technologies
Provide oversight and mentoring in the safe conduct of laboratory procedures
Identify and understand regulatory requirements to ensure the laboratory complies with all applicable laws and regulations pertinent to the management of the laboratory
- Bachelors’ degree in life sciences, clinical lab science, or medical technology or at least two years of biology-lab-based experience in addition to experience listed below.
At least 4 years of bench research experience which must include the following:
Use of common biomedical research lab techniques
Use of common research lab equipment
Managing people and maintaining laboratory equipment
Experience working on several research projects simultaneously.
Experience in research methods and analytical tools.
Experience in working independently on research projects.
Skills & Abilities:
Proven experience in bench research.
Evidence of productivity in research or other scholarly activities.
Excellent organization and communication skills.
Excellent presentation/public speaking skills.
Requisition ID: 2020-6992
Schedule Shift: Day
Hours Per Week: 38
External Company URL: https://tun.touro.edu/
Street: 874 American Pacific Drive