Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Lab Manager, CINJ for the department of Cancer Health Equity and Engagement at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary function of the position is to manage the Principal Investigator's research laboratory and provide high-level research support in the operations and oversight of all research activities. Serves as primary agent for all research activities related to the Principal Investigator's goals and objectives. Oversees the work of Principal Investigator's research staff, including on-site employees and those at off-site locations (networking sites, collaborative sites, etc.) Writes and/or drafts abstracts, presentations, manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, and research grant applications. Oversees the implementation and dissemination of ongoing research and obtaining preliminary data for grant submissions, and data management and analysis.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs professional and scientific research in the biobehavioral research laboratory and advise the Principal Investigator (PI) on strategies to meet project goals and structure the research team. Develops research strategies for carrying out project objectives.
Serves as the manager for the PI's laboratory. Responsible for administrative matters related to the design, planning, organization, management, and operation of the laboratory.
Establishes standard protocols, practices, procedures, and techniques for effective and safe operation of the laboratory.
Writes abstracts, including developing an original research question, identifying relevant preliminary evidence and conceptual framework, overseeing data analysis, drawing conclusions, submitting to international scientific conferences, and presenting work if selected.
Drafts grant proposals, protocols, study materials, presentations, abstracts, and manuscripts, and assists the PI with design, preparation, and submission of upcoming grant submissions and pilot projects.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Psychology, Public Health, or a health-related field.
Minimum five (5) years research project coordination or other relatable work experience.
Experience in biobehavioral, population- and community-based cancer involving research involving genetic counseling and mindfulness-based interventions in diverse populations.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability with SPSS programming and experience analyzing qualitative data.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Experience in supervising/managing.
Two (2) years of prior behavioral research experience may include, participant recruitment, research oversight, study documentation, protocol management, survey completion, data analysis, or any combination therein.
May need to work additional hours.
Posting Number: 21ST0666
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 128864
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.