Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical CenterSUPERVISOR'S TITLE:
Primary InvestigatorTITLES SUPERVISED:
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Thecandidate must have a technical BS/BA in a physical science, engineering, orrelated subject. Experience with electronics, high-pressures, glassware,and/or coding experience (MATLAB, C , python) is desired. Excellentcommunication skills, strong attention to detail and safety, and the ability tosynthesize information and deal with new situations in a dynamic,multidisciplinary environment are all essential to success. Willingnessto openly communicate, learn new subjects and skills, and teach others isessential. Job responsibilities will include hyperpolarized-gasproduction using commercial and homebuilt equipment, maintaining and developingequipment, SOPs, and data collection and image analysis, after appropriatetraining. Documenting compliance with FDA and institutional regulations willalso be required. The Center for Pulmonary Imaging Research sits at theintersection of Radiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Engineering, andNeonatology. Team members have diverse backgrounds that range from atomicphysics to physical chemistry to pulmonary medicine and biology and performcutting-edge research in MRI of the lung in animals and humans of all ages witha variety of lung diseases and conditions.
·Perform Experiments and Record Data
Follow research protocol. Maintain accurate and detailed records of all laboratory work and experiments. Analyze data; perform statistical and graphical analysis of data. Design and execute daily laboratory experiments in coordination with senior laboratory personnel. Reproduces and evaluates techniques and results for accuracy. Apply standard protocols to specific experiments, research and improve current methods, and evaluate innovative techniques. Assists in training students and new/junior laboratory personnel in laboratory techniques and equipment operation.
Troubleshoot and correct erroneous results or problems with laboratory equipment. Reproduces and evaluates techniques and results for accuracy. Maintain inventory of laboratory supplies and equipment. Maintain cell cultures. Operate standard laboratory equipment. Use and maintains laboratory equipment appropriately. Responds to obviously erroneous results or problems with equipment. Assists in daily operations of the laboratory including answering phone, maintaining lab supplies, organization, and cleanliness.. Provides appropriate safety monitoring checks as assigned (radiation safety, biosafety, etc.).
·Customer Service - Relationship Management
Maintain/manage strong working relationships with clients, colleagues, and other key stakeholders. Respond to requests quickly and effectively. Identify and understand customer needs and expectations and meets them. Communicate any relevant information to clients, colleagues, and other key stakeholders.
·Serve as a Resource I
Demonstrate competence in specific knowledge, skills and behaviors. Effectively communicate with team members and contribute to their growth by sharing knowledge, experience, and skills. Stay abreast of changes in key systems. Serve as a resource to the department in specific area(s).
Ability to perform clerical functions with accuracy and attention to detail
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Follow Instructions - Adv
Ability to follow complex written and verbal instructions
·Scientific Terminology - Adv
Advanced knowledge of scientific terminology
Proficiency in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), e-mail, and internet
Pursuing work with little supervision or assistance; directing one's own efforts. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
Prioritization and time-management skills sufficient to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Strong analytical skills with the ability to make judgments and recommendations based on statistical analysis
·Statistics - Intermediate
Familiarity with statistical software, statistical techniques, statistical process control principles, and graphical data display
Ability to independently work through details of a problem to reach a positive solution
Ability to operate necessary laboratory instruments and equipment
·Research Methods - Basic
Working knowledge of research methods including measurement, data collection and validity issues
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills