VARI is currently seeking to hire an individual to organize and provide operational management of the confocal core technology. This individual would be responsible for managing daily operations including scheduling, setting and approving user access, training, instruction, assisting in experimental design, maintenance, technological presentations and supervise technical staff.
Participates in the design, development, and implementation of the confocal core and responsible for assisting the Director in developing and overseeing the infrastructure for this program including a quality management, procedures/processes/protocols and appropriate access for research purposes, as well as operational staff recruitment, training and supervision.
Ensure proper maintenance of technology, keeping key equipment in excellent working and operational condition.
Provide state of the art confocal service to the community of VARI scientists.
Provide training to scientists and laboratory personnel for user-operator use of the technology.
Participate in the analysis and interpretation of confocal data.
Write and prepare technical information for grant and contracts.
Develop and manage budgets with the Director of Core Technologies.
Participate in the development of externally funded operations, including grant and contract applications.
Manage schedules for confocal equipment users.
Ensure compliance with VARI Core Facility procedures.
Conducts presentations of confocal services to VARI staff
Communicate with and provide confocal core data and reports to the Director of Core Technologies.
Recruit and manage staff assuring appropriate training and education for duties assigned, and encourage National Certifications where needed and appropriate.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
POSITION STATUS: Full-time, exempt. Salary will be commensurate with education, relevant work experience, and other qualifications.
This individual will also be eligible for the following Benefits:
Medical, dental and vision coverage
Employer-sponsored life and AD&D insurance
Additional voluntary life and AD&D insurance for employees and dependents
Short-term and long-term disability insurance
Flexible-spending accounts for health and child/elder care
401 K retirement savings plans with employee/employer contributions
Paid vacation, holidays, personal days
Complete the on-line application at http://www.vai.org/en/about-vai/careers.aspx and provide a cover letter outlining how your education, professional experience, and skills and abilities match the requirements for this position.