Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
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Research Technologist, Senior
at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
- Scientific Research
- Location : Location
- Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Sr. Research Technologist within the Physiology-Infectious Disease group.
The Sr. Research Technologist will serve as a key staff member in the implementation and conduct of studies related to physiology and infectious disease studies. Additionally, the Research Technologist will be responsible for all aspects of planning/coordinating, implementation of procedures, assays and the generation of data. The Sr. Research Technologist will be responsible for the performance of multiple different concurrent scientific projects simultaneously in BSL-1 and BSL-2 laboratories. This position is also responsible for following regulatory compliance (FDA, GLP, ES&H, etc.), and interfacing with staff and investigators who utilize this lab, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
The position will work side by side with other members of the lab in a team environment in the conduct of complex studies and will handle biological specimens in a dynamic research environment that is studying physiology, infectious disease, immunology, toxicology, and gene therapy.
Bachelor’s degree in a related scientific discipline and 4 years of directly-related research experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.
Candidate must have experience in the laboratory setting, including both in vitro and in vivo assessments. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in a regulatory environment. Experience with physiological measurements, tissue processing, animal handling, and other laboratory procedures is strongly desired.
Requires a demonstrated understanding of research methodology, principles and procedures. Must have the ability to successfully perform a variety of laboratory procedures using standard laboratory equipment and instruments. Must have the ability to gather, analyze and report data.
Must have superior professional-level written and verbal communication skills; a high degree of professionalism, excellent judgment, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Demonstrated ability in managing a wide variety of complex tasks and projects simultaneously while meeting multiple deadlines is required. Must have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Preferred computer proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook and the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.
Candidates must be able to lift up to 20 pounds and wear a respirator. A Post-offer physical and background check are required. Ability to gain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force base (KAFB) is required.
Salary is commensurate with experience.