1. Participates in the planning, conceiving, designing and implementation of highly specialized state of the art instrumentation equipment and apparatus for a multi-faceted research project 2. Solves engineering and design problems to ensure that equipment meets the objective of the study 3. Develops reports and proposals for research project outlining machinery available, direction of the design, and development of new instrumentation. 4. Determines available resources such as electrical and mechanical components and equipment. 5. Develops cost and time estimates for specific equipment design. Ensures time and cost estimates are met. 6. Supervises and monitors work of professionals and solicits consulting work from outside labs 7. Manages quality control of work performed on research projects. 8. Teaches research support theories and design. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Posting Position Title: Research Support Specialist 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels including faculty, students and staff.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Teaching Laboratory Support Specialist
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communications skills, with excellent attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to work congenially with students and faculty members in managing the access to and use of laboratory resources and the skilled, professional and sympathetic demonstration of their use.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated organizational skills and follow-through. Ability to prioritize competing tasks and delegate work appropriately.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five years of related experience in a research development facility or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 58315BR
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