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University of Illinois at Chicago - Director of Research Service Facility, Genome Research Core - RRC

This position provides scientific leadership, management and day-to-day operations oversight of the Genome Research Core (GRC) in the Research Resource Center (RRC), which provides a centralized resource for high throughput technologies including instrumentation and expertise for gene targeting and editing approaches to cell lines and animal models, and for DNA, RNA and chromatin analyses including from bulk samples or single cells. Approaches include using sequencing, genotyping, real-time PCR, next-generation sequencing library generation, next-generation sequencing, nucleic acid extraction and QC for RNA/DNA/proteins, and miRNA/hnRNA gene expression analyses. The position advises the VCR and RRC Operations Director for the GRC, and provides technical expertise to facility users in research consultation, service and training. 

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Core Facilities Manager - Virginia Tech

The Core Facilities Manager will manage the day-to-day operations of the Core Services areas within Fralin Life Sciences Institute (FLSI), including personnel management, staffing, training, client services, the laboratory information management system, project management and billing. The manager will be responsible for oversight of vendor and customer relations and developing and presenting information to faculty members to remain current on compliance for laboratory protocols.

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Rutgers University - Director of Research Core Facilities, Finance & Administration

This position fulfills the ORED mission and goals by working in close partnership with ORED leadership and departmental research core directors, the core facility advisory committee and staff to develop and implement the University research cores’ strategy. Among the key duties of this position are the following:• Monitors external and internal factors influencing the research cores’ shared mission and goals.• Plans for resources required for the research cores to achieve their goals, and support research core directors in conceptualizing, prioritizing, and planning new services in support of scientific advancement.• Supports, and when necessary drives, the research cores’ processes for strategic planning with key faculty and staff.• Works collaboratively to support university-wide Core Facility strategic initiatives and executes duties within the regulatory, policy and compliance guidelines as set forth by the university.• Works closely with University Finance on issues related to validation of recharge center models for core facilities as well as other core facility compliance issues.
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Yale University - Research Support Specialist 4

This position oversees and manages magnetic resonance instrumentation in the Chemical and Biophysical Instrumentation Center (CBIC), under the supervision of the CBIC director.

Responsibilities include 12 nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometers with operating frequencies ranging from 400 MHz to 800 MHz, include Varian/Agilent and Bruker models, and are used for small-molecule, macromolecular and solid-state sample analysis. Activities include training instrument users, creating documentation, performing calibrations, diagnosing and solving instrument problems, as well as scheduling and assisting CBIC staff with instrument maintenance tasks including cryogen fills.

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Research Specialist III - Molecular Genomics Core Facility - Moffitt Cancer Center

The Molecular Genomics Core Facility at the Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a highly motivated team-oriented Research Specialist III to assist with the development and improvement of current and future Core technologies and services in a positive, but fast-paced environment.  Successful applicants will have a Bachelor's with a minimum of 5 years hands on experience in area of expertise (Molecular Biology & Genomics) or a Master's degree with minimum 3 years hands on experience in area of expertise (Molecular Biology).

Head of pRED Flow Cytometry Center of Excellence - F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

Roche Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) translates extraordinary science into medical innovation through a diversity of technologies and talent. We are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative flow cytometry specialist to help build and lead our new pRED Flow Cytometry Center of Excellence located in the Roche Innovation Center Basel.

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The University of Texas at Austin - Assistant Director, Biomedical Imaging Center

Serve as the representative of BIC to the research community. Promote core facility tools and services across the university research community and beyond. - Communicate clearly and effectively with a variety of core facility stakeholders including senior university leadership, advisory boards, faculty, staff, and students. - Organize and plan the educational mission of BIC.   

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New York University - Research Scientist/Senior Postdoc

We are a research lab at NYU in the heart of Manhattan, using mass spectrometry based proteomics and other molecular biology tools to investigate protein expression changes in the context of neurodegenerative diseases ( A new line of research also investigates the host response to viral infections. We are looking to hire a senior postdoc/research scientist to support these efforts: 50% of the work load will be to maintain and optimize the mass spectrometry instrumentation and proteomics work flow, including work with collaborators, protocol development, sample preparation and management, the other 50% of the work will involve active research on the above projects, including writing papers and grant applications. The position will be full time and ideally long-term, and provides the opportunity to be part of exciting research efforts. 

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Yale University - Cryo EM Facility Manager

Yale has an immediate opening for a Cryo-EM Facility Manager/Director at either the Associate Research Scientist or Research Scientist level. The successful candidate will provide scientific leadership, management, and day-to-day operation of Yale University’s new Yale Science Building (YSB) Cryo-EM Facility. The incumbent will collaborate with and support researchers from across the campus by providing support and guidance in experimental design, sample preparation, data collection, and computational image analysis.

The YSB facility houses a newly installed Glacios microscope equipped with a Gatan K2 camera and a Talos L120C microscope. Additional space in the facility is ready for the addition of two Krios microscopes and another support instrument, such as cryo-FIB. The YSB facility joins other resources at the university housing Titan Krios, Glacios, Tecnai and Aquilos instruments.


Marshall University - Staff Scientist (Bioinformatics)

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Staff Scientist in Bioinformatics. Responsibilities for this position will be divided between the Marshall Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility, the laboratory of Andrew Nato, and the laboratory of James Denvir. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or a related field; candidates with a Master’s degree and equivalent expertise and experience will be considered.


Director of Laboratory Operations - OraSure Technologies (St. Paul, MN)

This position involves the supervision and coordination of the day-to-day lab operations of the Company, including ensuring that project timelines and deliverables are met, and supervising and training laboratory staff in carrying out microbiome sample processing according to Company SOPs.

For more details, and to apply online, visit the company's web site.

NIAID - Senior Scientist

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is recruiting a senior scientist in the Research Technologies Branch (RTB) for the Division of Intramural Research (DIR). 

We are seeking an outstanding individual with exceptional managerial skills and a forward-thinking mindset to serve as DIR Associate Director for Research Technologies and Chief of the RTB. The selected candidate will oversee a staff of over 60 scientists, most with advanced degrees, and several large, complex programs located on NIAID’s campuses in Bethesda and Rockville, MD, and in Hamilton, MT. These research groups are focused on developing project-specific applications using state-of-the-art technologies, providing technology consultation, evaluating new technology and applications, and supporting DIR investigators’ bioinformatics needs. The incumbent will benefit from unique opportunities to collaborate with other members of DIR who perform research on immunology, allergy, and infectious diseases.

To Apply

Visit and access vacancy announcements NIH-NIAID-DE-20-10736536 (U.S. citizens) and/or NIH-NIAID-MP-20-10736571 (status candidates) from May 4, 2020 through May 13, 2020.

Wayne State University - Director, Genome Sciences Core Resource Center

The Director, Genome Sciences Core Resource Center will report to the Assistant Vice President for Integrated Biosciences and will provide scientific and managerial leadership to integrate strategic focus areas with institutional priorities including perinatology, molecular medicine, genetics, cancer and environmental sciences. The Director will be expected to stimulate and facilitate inter-disciplinary collaborations anchored in the application of contemporary genomics technologies and provide the research and clinical community with access to advanced instrumentation.

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University of Connecticut - Facilities Scientist 2

The University of Connecticut Proteomics and Metabolomics Facility (UConn PMF, is hiring a Facilities Scientist 2 to assist the Facility Director with quantitative proteomics and metabolomics analysis using advanced mass spectrometry instrumentation and leading bioinformatics software.  The PMF opened in 2017 as the University of Connecticut’s first proteomics-focused and full service core facility, and is housed administratively within the Center for Open Research Resources and Equipment (  The laboratory exists to provide fully customized analysis to more than 70 faculty across multiple UConn campuses and at other regional academic and industry research institutions.  The position will be a full-time appointment and will provide a unique opportunity to work in a rapidly growing and highly productive core facility at a large research university currently ranked in the top 25 of all public universities in the U.S.  The diverse research community at UConn participates in both basic science and clinical research that provides opportunities for a wide variety of innovative proteomics and metabolomics analysis.

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Brown University - Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry at Brown University is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the laboratory of Prof. Arthur Salomon. The successful candidate will join a collaborative cross-disciplinary team focused on the analysis of a variety of T cell signaling pathways by an array of quantitative proteomic methods in mass spectrometry. The successful candidate is required to have a recent Ph.D. in immunology, biochemistry, chemistry, or related fields with a track record of publication in peer-reviewed journals and excellent verbal and written English skills.  Experience in immune cell signaling, mass spectrometry proteomics, or mouse models of immune cell signaling is not required but would be a plus. Brown University is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from minorities and women. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Please apply via Interfolio.


Penn State Erie - Research Core Facilities Coordinator

February 21, 2020 - The Behrend College seeks a Research Core Facilities Coordinator to oversee and coordinate activities of core research instrumentation in the college. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research, this position will manage the day-to-day operations of laboratory instrumentation shared among the schools of science and engineering, train faculty and students to operate instrumentation and collaborate with faculty members to conduct experiments in support of their research. Key Responsibilities include: oversee and coordinate activities of shared research instrumentation; develop and implement standard policies and procedures integral to the management and operation of shared instrumentation; oversee the management of instrument-related materials, including monitoring cost effectiveness; train users in equipment operation and laboratory techniques, explain and demonstrate technology and equipment capabilities, operations, limitations and outcomes; responsible for the operation of microscopic imaging instrumentation as well as related data analysis for selected research projects; consult with users to refine or adapt methodologies to fit specific experimental requirements and collaborate in the development of new techniques; manage budgets for shared instrumentation upkeep and end-of-life replacement; develop and manage shared instrumentation user processes, including scheduling and user fee accounting; maintain external research relationships to identify and develop new funding sources; contribute to technical proposal preparation and/or presentations; troubleshoot operational issues and develop action plans to resolve; collaborate with investigators and administration on significant operational issues/barriers; actively promote safety for students, faculty and co-workers; may co-author or author publications and may co-present results with Principal Investigator at meetings and/or conferences; assist in acquiring research funding including writing grant proposals. Applicants must have a Master's or Ph.D. (preferred) in science or engineering; 5+ years' experience in the use of wide variety of lab techniques, research equipment and research related software, including experience in the use of microscopic imaging technologies. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail; excellent written and oral communication skills. A proven ability to communicate effectively with faculty and students in a variety of disciplines. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of major research instrumentation that you have used in the past three years, indicating frequency of use. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Staff Scientist - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

The Division of Intramural Research of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina is recruiting a Staff Scientist for a Metabolomics Lead within the Mass Spectrometry Research and Support Group. The NIEHS is located in the Research Triangle Park, a world renowned academic research center in North Carolina. 

 The Mass Spectrometry Research and Support Group (MSRSG) is a centralized, shared research resource that provides expert consultation and access to state-of-the-art mass spectrometry technologies through collaborations and support to the scientific and clinical investigators within the Institute. This facility is a discrete unit and has dedicated personnel, equipment, and space for operations. 


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