1. Manages the daily activities of a research resource laboratory. Oversees the scheduling, use, and availability of instrumentation, supplies, and specialized work areas. 2. Carries out biotechnology research design, develop, and modify procedures and instrument operating programs. 3. Develops, interprets, and analyzes the results of biotechnological analyses and/or syntheses. 4. Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates alternative instrumentation, methodologies and techniques to maintain a state-of-the-art biotechnology resource laboratory. 5. Recommends and develops new protocols and initiates and adapts new techniques to resolve problems. 6. Conducts research to determine the feasibility and scope of providing new/revised services. Develops and evaluates new techniques and equipment. 7. Prepares budgets and reports pertaining to laboratory costs and income. 8. Determines and establishes policies and procedures on laboratory safety consistent with University safety regulations. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: PhD in Biology, Biochemistry/other rel discipline & 2 yrs of experience in academia/biotech/pharmaceutical industry. Exp w/ liquid handling, automation & HTS detection. Exp working w/ recombinant proteins. Exp w/ high content microscopy & image analysis methods. Familiarity w/ bioinformatics. Exp using statistical methods to analyze large scale scientific expmts.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: PhD in Biology, Biochemistry/other rel discipline & 2 yrs of experience in academia/biotech/pharmaceutical industry. Exp w/ liquid handling, automation & HTS detection. Exp working w/ recombinant proteins. Exp w/ high content microscopy & image analysis methods. Familiarity w/ bioinformatics. Exp using statistical methods to analyze large scale scientific expmts.
Posting Position Title: Biotechnology Associate 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Deep knowledge of molecular biology and cell biology, extensive tissue culture experience, proficiency with cell-based assays, strong understanding of microscopy techniques and biochemical assays.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Staff Scientist
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to work both independently and as part of a matrixed team to manage scientific projects and design and carry out experimental programs. Ability to learn new techniques and manage complex laboratory processes.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong quantitative skills and experience using scientific software for data analysis and statistics.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and juggle multiple active projects. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Master's Degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, or other related discipline and three years of experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.