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The Department of Medicine (DOM) is the largest department within the UC San Diego School of Medicine (SOM) and is responsible for fulfilling its teaching, research, and clinical missions. DOM employs approximately 500 salaried faculty, nearly 200 academic appointees, and more than 300 residents, fellows, and postdocs, supported by almost 1,000 staff members. The Business Services Office (BSO) functions within DOM Administration and interfaces with data and individuals throughout the Department, SOM, campus, and Health System, regarding financial and operational matters.
Serving as the Research Coordinator, the Research Coordinator will develop and maintain laboratory infrastructure and collaborations by working in close cooperation with the Principal Investigator. The Research Coordinator will play a significant role in developing grant applications that will support the advancement of transdisciplinary research focused on healthy aging. A key aspect of this position is the ability to interface with other research groups on campus and at outside institutions, both nationally and internationally.
The incumbent will coordinate new and ongoing collaborations by developing an infrastructure for receiving samples and by working with the research team to complete studies in a timely manner with the highest level of scientific integrity. The incumbent will also play a central role in data analysis, interpretation, and manuscript preparation. Incumbent will evaluate, analyze and review the timely completion of assays and design, perform, troubleshoot, modify and analyze experiments and protocols.
Advanced theoretical knowledge and practical experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, mathematics and computer software or related field; or equivalent combination of experience and education with ability to make advanced contributions to research projects at a conceptual level.
Extensive experience and expertise executing and overseeing mitochondrial assays.
Proven experience instructing others in lab procedures and techniques. Expert knowledge sufficient to coordinate studies with the lab and other departments. Skill to plan and organize work assignments in an efficient and productive manner.
Demonstrated ability to be well organized in execution of complex experiments paying close attention to detail.
Demonstrated experience in public relations and forming working alliances and building relationships with other medical and research professionals.
Demonstrated knowledge of Institutional Review Board and other federal research policies and procedures.
Extensive knowledge of the contract and grant proposal submission process to federal, state or private funding organizations, including the online submission process. Demonstrated experience in making original contributions to manuscript preparation and grant writing.
Strong computer software proficiency to analyze data, store results and compute raw data. Solid database management skills. Knowledge to work with and learn new software for analysis. Knowledge of computer applications including Word Processing, MS Word, Excel Spreadsheets, and PowerPoint.
Proven ability to read, interpret and apply protocols in conducting research. Demonstrated ability in following step wise experimental protocols. Skill to troubleshoot adaptations of experimental protocols.
Demonstrated ability to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, theoretical determination and recommendations, and plans of action. Strong process orientation.
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with variety of personalities at the organization, exercising tact, mature judgment, diplomacy, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness.
High level of initiative and organizational ability, including ability to work independently, paying close attention to detail, prioritize deadlines, and to handle problems, propose and implement solutions. Ability to provide quick and flexible leadership around shifts in project needs that occur based on on-the-ground realities.
Knowledge of established UCSD guidelines for safety and environmental issues. Knowledge of UC
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