Posting Summary: The Department of Pathology at the University of Virginia is seeking a Laboratory Manager of robotics and biomedical research to work in the lab of Dr. Robin Felder. This position will require previous demonstrated expertise in the preparation and submission of grant and external funding proposals and the writing of articles for publications in peer-reviewed journals, conferences, and trade magazines. Representing the Felder laboratory and the University of Virginia at scientific meetings, trade-shows, business meetings, and other functions is an expectation of this position. General public relations responsibilities may include assisting with educational initiatives and conducting laboratory tours. Incumbent will also be responsible for supervising lab personnel and performance management, as well as lab management. Project management, business development, and web site creation experience will be highly valued.
Employee will train in and become competent with design alternatives or process improvement alternatives using off-the-shelf or custom discrete event models will also be specific responsibilities of this position. Use of industry standard development tools (Microsoft Visual Studio, Python and coding languages) for software design and implementation will be required.
Qualified applicants must have at least a master's degree with 4 years' experience in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or a closely related field. Applicant must be willing to acquire skills specific to clinical and biochemistry automation.
Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge in engineering for the development of requirements analyses for applications in the domains listed above. We are offering a very competitive compensation package to work in this dynamic, fun and fast paced research environment.
UVA is located east of the Blue Ridge Mountains and just 110 miles south of Washington D.C. With a picturesque wine grape cultivated countryside rich in historical attractions with the proximity of a national park and a wide array of cultural opportunities, The New York Post ranked Charlottesville as #3 in the "15 best places to live in the United States". Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, and with a long standing vision of developing students with exceptional promise, Forbes ranked the University of Virginia as the #2 state university among "America's Top Colleges". The University of Virginia Health System is a nationally renowned academic medical center. Come experience academic excellence, in a lovely and peaceful setting where outdoor recreational and cultural activities abound yet still be convenient to several major cities.
This position is restricted and is contingent on the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Master's degree in a related field.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: PhD
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of 4 years' experience in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, or a closely related science. Must be willing to acquire skills specific to clinical and biochemistry automation.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: None
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of general laboratory procedures and equipment. 2. Ability to resolve problems. 3. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail. 4. Ability to analyze and organize work procedures. 5. Ability to collect data samples. 6. Ability to independently conduct laboratory experiments. 7. Experience with database management.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. The simulation and analysis of design alternatives or process improvement alternatives using off-the-shelf or custom discrete event models. 2. Use of industry standard development tools (Microsoft Visual Studio, Python and coding languages) for software design and implementation. 3. The ability to direct students and staff with broad technical skills in both hardware and software development.
Required Computer Applications: MS Office Word and Excel
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.