Sr Rsrch Lab Coord -Ophthalmol

Job Description



Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Sr Research Lab Coordinator – Ophthalmology is responsible for specified dry lab research activities in the Macular Degeneration Center of Excellence



– Responsible for overall operations of the lab, freezers

– Maintain the lab and order tanks, freezers, tubes, and order and track supplies as needed.

– Adhere to established lab and biosafety policies.

– Be available for calls as needed if freezer alarms are activated.

– Conduct audits of all samples in freezers

– Learn and understand how to use the study database.

– Document all samples and tissues in the computerized database, in collaboration with other members of the staff

– Perform centrifuging and aliquoting of blood specimens.

– Design methods for efficient operations of the lab component of the center

– Maintain computerized data files and spreadsheets of all samples using Excel.

– Prepare summary reports.

– Conduct quality control checks of work performed.

– Perform other duties as required.



– Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the sciences, health care, or equivalent experience

– Master’s degree in medical, biology, genetics, or equivalent field preferred

– 3+ years of related research/lab experience

– Must have excellent skills in using computer-based tools (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

– Excellent oral and written communication skills

– Excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills required; must be a good team player.

– High level of attention to detail and organization, setting priorities, and adhering to timelines.

– Ability to travel to off-site clinic location.

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