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HJF is seeking a Laboratory Manager to support the Radiation Countermeasure Screening Program in the Scientific Research Department (SRD) at the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI), located at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to AFRRI.
The Lab Manager will be responsible for conducting and supervising research and/or development in collaboration with others on major research projects. The incumbent will serve as liaison to the Principal Investigator, Co-investigators, and other senior staff and primary trainer of research assistants and technical staff in executing major clinical research projects and ensuring the scientific integrity of the research program.
The incumbent will assist the Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators, other senior staff, and collaborating investigators at other institutions in executing major research projects by supervising and training research and support staff, managing data collection and analysis, and ensuring the scientific integrity of the research program. The incumbent will:
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Excellent academic record, prior research experience, and superb problem-solving skills. Previous experience assisting on Excel, PowerPoint, and statistical packages is required. Demonstrated ability to work and provide leadership in a team-oriented environment is essential, as are excellent supervisory, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Biology or other relevant field.
Minimum Experience: 2 to 4 years of laboratory experience.
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of standing and sitting at a computer. Application of electrode caps requires manual dexterity.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: The incumbent will work under the direction of the Principal Investigator. The incumbent's work will be evaluated for accuracy and reliability, for comprehensive planning, productivity, and overall contribution to ongoing and planned research. In addition, the Lab Manager will be responsible for serving as liaison with funding agencies and scientists at multiple collaborating institutions and for suggesting innovations in the conduct of the research projects.
Work Environment: Laboratory
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources.