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The Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is currently seeking a Maintenance Worker III to join the Institute’s Facilities Team.
Under direct supervision, the Maintenance Worker III must be a self-starter and will be responsible for manufacturing and assembling all study specific equipment from plastic materials as well as performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing central plant equipment. This includes heating hot water boilers, steam boilers, centrifugal chillers, air compressors vacuum pumps and associated support equipment. The individual will also assist with plumbing, HVAC repairs and other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
The Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is currently seeking a Electrical Maintenance Worker III to join the Institute’s Facilities Team.
Under direct supervision, the Electrical Maintenance Worker III will be responsible for monitoring HVAC controls, pneumatic control, performing electrical duties as required, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, HAVC repairs and repairing central plant equipment. This includes heating, hot water boilers, steam boilers, centrifugal chillers, air compressors, vacuum pumps and associated support equipment. The individual will also assist with plumbing and other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
Work Schedule is Tuesday - Saturday from 6:30 am - 3:00 pm.
The Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is currently seeking a swing shift HVAC Maintenance Worker III to join the Institute’s Facilities Team.
Under direct supervision, the HVAC Maintenance Worker III will be responsible for performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing central plant equipment. This includes heating hot water boilers, steam boilers, centrifugal chillers, air compressors vacuum pumps and associated support equipment. The individual will also assist with plumbing, HVAC repairs and other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
This is a Swing Shift position hours: 2:30pm -11:00pm Thursday thru Monday Off Tuesday and Wednesday.
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute is seeking a Medical Technologist to perform skilled clinical laboratory procedures according to established standards. This position will be responsible for performing automated and manual hematology, clinical chemistry, coagulation analyses, urinalysis and cytology. This position may perform technical evaluation of new instrumentation, method development and oversee the review and revision of laboratory policies and procedures. Responsibilities will include monitoring of all procedures and quality control practices to ensure accuracy and validity of test results and compliance with the requirements of regulatory and certifying agencies. The position will work with a multi-disciplinary biomedical research team studying the pathogenesis of infectious agents and toxicity of environmental pollutants and drug products.
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute is looking for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Adriana Kajon to conduct independent work to support basic and applied ongoing research efforts.
The position offers a good opportunity for immersion into different aspects of virology and for interaction with a multidisciplinary environment at LBRI, the University of New Mexico scientific community, and external collaborators. The Postdoctoral Associate will be responsible for the design and evaluation of experiments, development of new ideas to promote current research in the lab and applications for funding, as well as presentation of findings at national and international conferences, and preparation of manuscripts for publication.
We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to investigate the pathophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other cerebrovascular accidents in small and large animal models. The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research in the field and develop novel research methods as needed. Will also work directly with research teams in the Institute as well as with outside collaborators, develop proposals for research funding, present and publish research data, analyze and interpret a variety of data, and perform all other related research duties as required or assigned.
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Baker Lab at Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute in Albuquerque, NM. Studies how influenza viruses’ interface with their vertebrate hosts, with the goal of better mitigation or prediction strategies against future pandemic viruses. Specifically, we study how host alternative RNA splicing reshapes the virus: host landscape during infection. Our work combines transcriptomics, molecular biology, and virology to identify and characterize the evolutionary struggle between viruses and their hosts.
We are seeking a curious, creative, and highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to spearhead research aimed at understanding the contribution of alternative RNA splicing to virus infection, adaptation, and host co-evolution. The postdoc should bring their own ideas, but can initially drive research from the lab integrating long read RNA sequencing data with experimental approaches that identify biological mechanisms of virus control. This is a fully funded position, but depending on the candidate’s career trajectory, significant attention will be paid towards achieving the next step.
An individual with a proven publication record, exemplary organizational skills, and excelling in independent and team-based work is ideal. They will primarily be responsible for conducting and managing multiple independent host-related infectious disease research projects in a BSL-2 laboratory. Tasks include molecular cloning, virus infection, functional genomics, next generation sequencing library preparation, and developing genome-wide screening methodologies. A well-qualified person will have the additional opportunity to work in bioinformatic approaches to identify and characterize genetic and transcriptomic host responses to RNA virus infection.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be primarily responsible for guiding and reporting on their independent projects, and providing input and guidance to lab members. Responsibilities also include maintaining accurate and complete study records, and analyzing data and communicating research and news to the team and the field, all while maintaining a clean and safe laboratory environment. Will also write scientific papers, present at nearby and distant conferences, and write grant applications.
A post-doctoral research position is currently available in Dr. Andrew Mayer's laboratory at The Mind Research Network, Albuquerque, New Mexico location in the area of cognitive neuroscience. The candidate will work on several projects that use multimodal neuroimaging to study traumatic brain injury and psychosis spectrum disorders.
The primary responsibilities of this postdoctoral fellow (postdoc) will be to perform independent research in the area of image processing and algorithm development with application to brain imaging and genetics data. The position will also involve interacting with patients from various clinical populations and healthy controls. The postdoc will be responsible for the development or selection of proper statistic tests, algorithms and methods, as well as developing new ideas that promote current research. The postdoc will be expected to publish the findings in peer-review journals and over time to compete for extramural funding.
An image processing and algorithm development postdoctoral position is currently available in Dr. Kent Kiehl's laboratory at The Mind Research Network in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for developing advanced and novel computational tools for the analysis of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data, and will assist in the design and implementation of computer data systems including establishing coding formats for future research data collection. Will also evaluate the quality and validity of collected MRI data using statistical analysis tools, and will recommend additional tests and/or modifications to validate data.
The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for the development or selection of proper statistic tests, algorithms and methods, training research staff/students in using software packages for the analysis of MRI data such as SPM, AFNI and FSL, and developing new ideas that promote current research.
This opportunity includes access to the world's largest multimodal forensic database including structural and functional MRI, genetics, and clinical assessment data on over 3500 criminal offenders. The postdoctoral fellow will work on several federally-funded projects with a large and dynamic research team.
A Postdoctoral Fellow-Clinical position is currently available in Dr. Kent Kiehl’s laboratory at The Mind Research Network and the Department of Psychology at the University of New Mexico (open until filled). The position is located in Albuquerque, NM.
The coordinator will work with a research team on several grant-funded studies designed to evaluate neurobehavioral characteristics of criminal offenders with antisocial (e.g., psychopathic, paraphilic) traits, long-term outcomes (e.g., after release from incarceration), and effects of treatment (e.g. mindfulness meditation, relapse prevention). Primary responsibilities include conducting clinical assessments (e.g., SCID, WASI, DKEFS) with incarcerated offenders, training research staff, students, and volunteers on clinical assessments (e.g., educational presentations, hands-on training and supervision, developing SOPs for clinical assessment administration and scoring), and oversight of all clinical assessments across research projects to ensure reliability and fidelity (e.g., reviewing videotaped interviews, independent double rating of assessments). Will also assist with the development and administration of novel clinical assessments, such as those designed to evaluate lifetime traumatic experiences. Will oversee data entry, database storage, and overall organization and management of clinical data. The majority of time will be spent conducting clinical assessments in corrections facilities.
This opportunity includes access to the world’s largest multimodal forensic database including clinical assessment data, structural and functional MRI, and genetics on over 4000 offenders. Multiple research opportunities are available, including writing and/or assisting with research grant proposals, conducting independent research projects, analysis of existing data and preparation of manuscripts for dissemination of research (topics flexible). Pay will be commensurate with experience
Under general direction, the Programmer is responsible for Information Technology programming requirements for Institute projects, including maintenance and support for in-house developed applications. Supports the analysis of project requirements, then defines and implements solutions. Writes code, tests, and validates software programs and applications. This includes researching, designing, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the product life cycle. Analyzes and amends software errors in a timely and accurate fashion, and provides status reports where required. Data analysis tasks include definition, analysis, quality control measures, and documentation of results. Individual is responsible for the development of databases, web interfaces and general programs or scripts to satisfy specific project needs.
Under general direction, the Project Billing Accountant will prepare monthly billing and invoices for Federal and Commercial clients based on grants and contracts awarded to the Institute.
Will set-up and maintain client billing information in the accounting system; create and prepare invoices for submission to clients; provide analysis between generated revenue, accounts billed and remaining accounts unbilled; review contract documentation to ensure compliance and financial administration; review and prepare labor reports; disseminate weekly and monthly status reports for internal customers; and perform all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
The Project Billing Accountant will also coordinate with other members of the Accounting, Project Management, and Office of Research Contract departments to ensure efficient processing of all duties and tasks; assist in client, internal and other external audits; assist in reconciliations of cash receipts; and create ad hoc reports as needed.
Under general supervision, the Project Manager II is responsible for managing, reporting and coordinating activities and resources in support of a variety of projects at LBRI.
The Project Manager II will work with Scientists and other business units/leaders in the development of proposals, budgets and estimates for completion as well as establish track and monitor project schedules, deliverables and milestones. Will be responsible for analyzing financials to ensure that project goals are accomplished on time and on budget. Individual will communicate with sponsors, Scientists and Accounting and Finance personnel on project schedules, project and financial status including estimates to complete and deliverables, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
Currently recruiting Registered Nurses (RN). The Registered Nurse (RN) is a full-time PRN position located in various clinics within the facility to include but limited to Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Intensive Care, Obstetrics, Newborn and Neonatal Care, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Ambulatory Care. The RN works on a regularly assigned, rotational or call back basis to provide continuity of nursing care during evenings, night, weekends and holidays.
Responsibilities of the Registered Nurse (RN):
- Perform a full range of RN duties, including: triage; patient assessment and monitoring; use of patient monitoring and treatment equipment; appropriate nursing care, procedures, and treatments; execution of physicians orders within the guidelines of standard nursing practice; documentation of patient care and observations; and patient education and emotional support.
- Assess each patient and perform triage duties as assigned.
- Formulate and carry out a goal directed plan of care which based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes and which is prioritized according to patient needs and available resources including time, personnel, equipment, and supplies.
- Evaluate effectiveness of self-care given by all health team members, and contribution of systems, environment, and instrumentation in progressing patient toward outcomes.
- Provide treatment and discharge instructions upon patient release.
- Perform assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on physiological, psychological, and cognitive status.
- Identify patient/significant other learning needs and implement appropriate measures to meet identified needs.
- Assist in planning, provide clinical direction and provide instruction to LPNs/LVNs, nursing assistants and ancillary personnel.
- Utilize available automated programs and information technology, communication and management tools for proactive patient management, facilitate patient engagement and enhance patient experience.
- Communicate with patients utilizing asynchronous Secure Messaging to improve communication and facilitate care through non-traditional means.
- Participate in Medical Home Port Team huddles/meetings each day to review scheduled appointments, identify Team requirements (i.E., supplies and equipment and staff support issues related to the day s scheduled appointments) and scheduled patient requirements.
A full-time Research Analyst II position is currently available in Dr. Kent Kiehl’s laboratory at The Mind Research Network in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Research Analyst II will process and analyze neuroimaging data (magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)) collected for grant funded studies that investigate brain structure and function in criminal offenders. Will also evaluate the quality and validity of collected neuroimaging data using statistical analysis tools, train research staff/students in using software packages for the analysis of MRI data such as SPM, AFNI and FSL, and assist with the preparation of papers for publications, presentations, conferences and workshops.
Lovelace Biomedical, a not for profit research center dedicated to the advancement of human health located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Research Associate within the Laboratory Animal Sciences group.
Requires strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, as well as the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed. Under limited supervision, performs a variety of routine and non-routine research tasks, following established techniques and procedures. Will work extensively with computer-based programs. Will assist in study preparation (protocols) and reporting (data management and report writing). Will assist in study execution (collects samples from and administers agents to research animals as IACUC approved studies require). Conducts technical aspects of the position in accordance with applicable guiding documents that include but are not limited to SOPs, protocols, and regulations and assists in refining these procedures as well as implementing new procedures and perform all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI) is seeking an experienced Research Associate in Bioanalytical Chemistry with considerable experience. The position will support bioanalytical method development, validation and application of bioanalytical assays within the Scientific Core Laboratories.
The job will involve working in multi-disciplinary scientific teams to develop, validate and apply bioanalytical chemistry methods for sample analysis. Working in the laboratory to process and analyze samples using Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography (UPLC) and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) with mass spectrometry detection.
A full time Research Coordinator position is currently available in Dr. Kent Kiehl’s laboratory at The Mind Research Network in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The Research Coordinator will work with a research team on several grant-funded studies designed to evaluate neurobehavioral characteristics of criminal offenders with antisocial (e.g., psychopathic, paraphilic) traits as well as long-term outcomes (e.g., after release from incarceration) using established psychological, socio-behavioral, and/or neurobiological research procedures. Will be responsible for: 1) Recruiting and scheduling participants, 2) Conducting clinical assessments, 3) Analyzing data to assure data integrity, quality control and protocol compliance, 4) Training staff and volunteers, 5) Supervising student volunteers and other staff, 6) Using statistical software to analyze data quantitatively and qualitatively, and assist in the preparation of conference presentations, manuscripts, and grant proposals. RCs will be trained to assess psychopathy via clinical interviews, perform neuropsychological testing, and/or DSM-5 structured interviews. Qualified hires may also receive training in brain imaging (magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)) data collection and analyses.
The majority of time will be spent collecting data in corrections facilities.
Under the general supervision of the Director, conducts contractual studies or research which is relatively broad in scope and which requires decisions as to methodology employed. Plans, conducts and supervises research requiring fundamental scientific knowledge and advanced knowledge toxicology, biology, and/or infectious disease.
The Baker Lab at Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute, is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Research Technician with our virology group. The individual will help the PI set up the new laboratory, and significantly contribute to the organizational framework of the lab. The candidate will demonstrate exemplary organizational skills, and a proven track record of working independently and on teams is ideal. Candidate must have previous molecular biology experience and will primarily be responsible for assisting in the performance of multiple host-related infectious disease research projects in the laboratory.
Tasks include the propagation, characterization, quantification, and manipulation of RNA viruses and how they interface in cell culture with various vertebrate hosts. A well-qualified person will have the additional opportunity to work in bioinformatic approaches to identify and characterize genetic and transcriptomic host responses to RNA virus infection.
The Research Technician will be primarily responsible the organization and upkeep of supply inventories and laboratory equipment. Responsibilities also include maintenance of continuous cell cultures, accurate and complete study records, and analyzing data and communicating research and news to the team, all while maintaining a clean and safe laboratory environment. The Research Technician will eventually be responsible to lead scientific projects and to provide scientific guidance to the group.