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Will assist with routine and non-routine research support and study coordination for the Operational Infectious Diseases directorate to enhance operating efficiency; assists with data collection, data management, and maintaining up to date study documentation; exercises independent judgment in the resolution of problems.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: 90% of time
- Assists with coordination support for research projects and clinical trials.
- Compiles and organizes data for clinical trials and research projects.
- Supports the preparation of technical reports, summaries, protocols and SOPs.
- Assists in developing and presenting study information to individual groups and study sponsors.
- Maintains regulatory documents, ensures that they are up to date and stores study records per protocol.
- Assists with documentation of all protocol deviations and adverse events and forward to the appropriate study coordinator or principal investigator, as necessary.
- Reviews Case Report Forms and other completed study documents for patient eligibility, protocol compliance, omissions, errors, etc. Files forms as required.
- Assists with supporting Study Sites: Ensures personnel at study sites comply with SOPs relevant to the study protocol as outlined by the Principal Ensures training/reference binders are maintained at each site.
- Assists with mentoring new research assistants. Compiles and maintains training records. Travels to study sites as needed.
- Supports enrollment and specimen collection efforts and specimen transportation when needed.
- Receives updated control documents for distribution to off-site locations. Reminds sites to remove, destroy/return old documents and replace with updated version.
- Performs quarterly review of documents in off-site binders to be sure versions are current.
NONESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: 10% of time
- Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing other duties as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Basic knowledge of epidemiology.
- Knowledge of basic disease etiologies and preventive strategies.
- Basic knowledge of FDA clinical trials.
- Knowledge of federal and local regulations and policies pertinent to research involving human subjects.
- Skill in use of collecting specimens from study participants.
- Knowledge of survey methods and basic statistics used to collect and interpret data.
- Skill in use of word processing, spreadsheet, graphic, email, and database software.
- Ability to communicate effectively and work with individuals of all levels.
- Ability to plan and prioritize work independently.
A 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 oversee research activities that support funded projects 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 recruiting and scheduling participants, conducting assessments, and analyzing data to assure data integrity, quality control and protocol compliance. Will use statistical software to analyze data quantitatively and qualitatively, and assist in the preparation of conference presentations, manuscripts, and grant proposals. Parts of the work will be conducted in corrections facilities.
Under general supervision, the EH&S Technician will support the institute in the areas of environmental safety and health ensuring compliance with city, state and federal regulations. The EH&S Technician will conduct radiation surveys and conduct radiation training for employees. Performs noise surveys and laboratory safety inspections. Collects, analyzes, ships and packs samples. The ES&H Technician will collect, sort and prepare wastes for disposal. Will be responsible for maintaining equipment for emergencies and will respond to accidents such as spills, fires, and falls.
The Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) is the nation's largest non-profit research institute dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of respiratory diseases. Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lovelace is committed to the advancement and improvement of public health through a variety of basic, applied and clinical biomedical research.
With an extended community of Faculty, researchers, graduate students and technicians, LRRI is uniquely positioned to provide a broad research resources to Faculty members committed to advancing our mission.
We are currently seeking Faculty members at the Associate Professor or Full-Professor level to join LRRI and be a part of our collaborative research team. Applicants should have a demonstrated research expertise and record of accomplishment in Lung Cancer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Immunology, or Infectious Disease. LRRI provides state of the art research space along with opportunities for funding and administrative support.
LRRI will provide ongoing robust Institutional support to Faculty members to expand research laboratories and programs, and to support Faculty members in establishing well-funded, rigorous and competitive research programs to support LRRI's overall research program.
LRRI's affiliation agreement with the University of New Mexico allows for adjunct faculty appointments, training of graduate students, and fosters collaboration across the Health Sciences Research Programs and the University of New Mexico's NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. LRRI, with over 120 animal models for respiratory research and breeding facilities for genetically engineered mouse models, provides a rich environment for collaboration and translation of basic research findings to in vivo models. Our well-established pre-clinical investigational drug safety program allows opportunities to extend work into human clinical trials for respiratory and non-respiratory diseases.
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, a not for profit research center dedicated to the cure of respiratory disease and located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our high functioning team in the role of Full Stack Developer II.
Reporting to the Director of Information Technology and under general direction, the Developer will architect, design and develop our SaaS-delivered software platform, including front-end, services, APIs and databases. Will collaborate directly with product owners, designers, UX, and other developers to gain understanding of new features, dependencies, and technical details, and perform all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
Will focus on creating commercialization full stack software - including work on major sub-systems of the services which may include API, front-end back-end, database, server operations, status monitoring, or multi-threaded utilities. Will be responsible for technical implementation, internal documentation, unit test development, and maintenance work on a subsystem, under supervision and mentoring from senior members of the group.
The Developer will be relied on to solve problems, build models and ensure code changes meet business requirements and fulfill user needs. Will be expected to research and stay current on industry trends and provide guidance on best practices in leading significant changes to our platform and department.
Under general direction, the Laboratory Animal Sciences Technician will perform a variety of tasks following established techniques and procedures. The Technician will provide daily husbandry and observations of research animals; assist in study execution; maintain animal areas, supplies and equipment; collect samples from and administers agents to research animals as IACUC approved studies require.
Documents laboratory work to acceptable standards and maintains laboratory/medical equipment and supplies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and regulations. The successful candidate will assist in administrative functions of study execution such as labeling collection tubes and transporting supplies to appropriate area, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
The Mind Research Network is currently seeking one or more MRI Technologists to perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures in support of cutting edge scientific research on our Siemens 3 Tesla magnet. The MRI Technologist will prepare facilities and research participants/patients for MRI scans. Scanning sequences may include functional and structural scans, DTI, spectroscopy, MRA, contrast scanning and cerebral vascular reactivity challenges (medical gas). MRN is dedicated to advancing the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and other brain disorders, using multimodal imaging, genetics and other research methodologies. In addition to scanning, the technologist will calibrate equipment, prepare contrast and materials as needed, assist with protocol development and testing, along with related administrative duties. Our imaging technologists work closely with the scientists, research staff and operations teams to create a positive and collaborative environment.
In addition to full-time, we will also consider individuals who can work part-time or on an as needed basis.
Joining the laboratory of Dr. Steven Belinsky, Ph.D., the successful candidate will participate in a NIH funded grant to evaluate three high throughput DNA repair capacity assays for predicting lung cancer risk in smokers and never-smokers and COPD in smokers through the exposure of their lymphocytes to total particulate matter from mainstream and side stream cigarette smoke, wood smoke, electronic cigarette aerosol, and hydrogen peroxide (mimic for radon).
The ability of lymphocyte to serve as a surrogate in prediction will be ascertained through comparative studies with matched primary bronchial epithelial cells. These studies will begin to elucidate how gene-environment interactions through inter-individual differences in repair capacity contribute to the risk of lung diseases.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct independent research, remain abreast of developments in the field of lung cancer biology and epidemiology 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.
Joining the laboratory of Dr. Steven Belinsky, Ph.D., the successful candidate will participate in a NIH-funded research team evaluating the toxicant properties and health effects of cigarillo and hookah tobacco products with respect to toxicant chemicals; cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, inflammation and immune responses to derive a hazard score for each product. Studying effects on lung epithelial, cardiac, and endothelial cells will provide outcomes to support strong evidence-based policies for informing the public and substantiating new regulatory policies regarding the hazardous properties of cigarillo and hookah products with respect to cardiovascular and respiratory effects.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct independent research, remain abreast of developments in the field of toxicology 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.
Reporting to the Human Resources leadership team and with limited direction, the Human Resources Recruiter will be responsible for the full-cycle recruitment process in a fast paced work environment.
The Recruiter will partner with hiring managers to determine staffing needs while ensuring compliance with all federal/regulations and laws, including affirmative action plan compliance. Will use traditional and nontraditional resources, such as sourcing, career fairs, job fairs, community network events, etc., to identify and attract quality candidates.
Reviews applications and refers qualified applicants to supervisors as well as schedules interviews and sets up travel. Checks references and coordinates physicals, background checks and drug screens. Delivers offer to candidates and communicates important employment information such as benefits, physical information and orientation. Manages and documents current candidate activity in the applicant tracking system (ATS) and manages the retention and filing of applications and interview notes, and perform all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) is seeking an experienced Research Associate in Bioanalytical Chemistry with considerable experience. The position will support bioanalytical method development, validation and bioanalytical sample analysis within the Scientific Core Laboratories.
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Research Associate within the Microbial analysis group.
The Research Associate will serve as a scientific leader in the development implementation and validation of immunology and virology assays. Additionally the Research Associate will be responsible for interfacing with internal and external clients for the implementation of assays and the reporting/interpretation of data. The Research Associate will be responsible for the performance of multiple different concurrent scientific projects simultaneously in BSL-2 and BSL-3 laboratories. This position is also responsible for regulatory compliance (FDA GLP, ES&H, etc.), data interpretation, data summary, report writing, and interfacing with investigators who utilize this lab, and performing all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned.
The position will develop and oversee hands-on execution of immunology assays and virology assays for assessment of immune response and viral titer and will handle biological specimens in a dynamic research environment that is studying infectious disease immunology, toxicology, and gene therapy.
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) is seeking a Research Technologist with a background in bioanalytical chemistry. The position will support bioanalytical method development, validation and application of bioanalytical assays within the Scientific Core Laboratories.
The position will involve working in multi-disciplinary scientific teams to develop/characterize formulations and develop/validate/apply analytical chemistry methods for sample analysis. Working in the laboratory to process and analyze samples using Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography (UPLC), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and Gas Chromatography (GC).
Reporting to the Contracts Manager and under general direction, the Senior Contracts Specialist will provide technical and administrative contracts support to scientific and administrative staff in support of the Institute's mission.
The Senior Contracts Specialist will provide end-to-end execution of Federal and commercial contracts by ensuring compliance with Institute policies, Federal regulations affecting grants, competitive contracts and/or solicitations, and the terms of commercial contracts. Will review and ensure accuracy of pricing data of budgets, review contractual documents and agreements, make recommendations about best practices for contract compliance, and assist the Contracts Manager with all other related contractual administration duties and tasks as required or assigned.
Will also generate and complete pre and post award documents including but not limited to, Service Agreements, Work, Delivery and Task Orders, Amendments and shall conduct customer contract reviews as necessary.
Will work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment and will provide general direction and support to junior specialists, and may assist with oversight of the Office of Research Contracts (ORC) in the absence of the Contracts Manager.
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI) is seeking a Senior Research Technologist with a background in Bioanalytical Chemistry. The position will support bioanalytical method development, validation and application of bioanalytical assays within the Scientific Core Laboratories.