Category:Unclassified  |  Closing Date: 10/18/17

Research Specialist -Feist-Weiller Cancer Center/Otolaryngology

Posted Date: 10/12/2017
Location: LSU Health Shreveport
Research Specialist PSN # 53109

Feist-Weiller Cancer Center-Otolaryngology

Closing Date: 10/18/17

JOB SUMMARY:

 This is an independent management level position as Laboratory Scientist Specialist/Research Specialist. The incumbent is responsible for organizing assigned laboratories; determining work assignments of subordinates; providing advice and instruction for techniques, procedures and equipment to be utilized for professional quality work and attainment of desired results; clinical research supervision, study protocol construction including use of the Shields program for IRB communication and coordination; clinical database construction and maintenance, as well as supervising and training of residents and students. This position requires working with vertebrate animals, tissue analysis and molecular biology techniques. The incumbent must be able to tabulate data, perform statistical analysis, follow detailed technical instructions, design experiments and keep accurate records. The incumbent will oversee ordering/purchasing supplies, equipment ascertaining that the laboratories are fiscally responsible, operating according to financial guidelines established by the principal investigator and with complete understanding of the PeopleSoft program to manage financial accounts of the principal investigator. This position also requires that one must have progressive work experience in the use of tissue culture techniques, microscopy, molecular biology and in vivo protocols.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in biological sciences or related field and at least five years of relevant experience in a research laboratory.

To Apply:

Locate and click on the Apply Here button located at the bottom of the screen and create an electronic application to be used for this position as well as future positions that you meet minimum qualifications. The application method is electronic applications via LA Careers. If you need assistance applying electronically, please telephone 318-675-5635.

LSU Health Shreveport
Department of Human Resource Management
1501 Kings Highway, P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
Administration Building - Room 108

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations.

Job Benefits:
The LSU Systems Office has provided LSUHSC-Shreveport employees with excellent benefit options designed with you and your dependents in mind. Our Benefits Section is available between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to help answer any questions you might have about these benefits.