Develop strategic and tactical operational plans for the core research facility.
Develop core research facility user policies in conjunction with executive leadership.
Assess core research facility needs to identify and recommend new instruments and ssupervise installation of new equipment.
Work with leadership to complete infrastructure build-out and manage space allocations.
Interface with vendors and manage technology platforms.
Oversee day-to-day operations of the core research facility, including designing procedures and work flow processes.
Provide technical expertise to scientists and collaborators.
Oversee user training programs; design and develop curricula as needed.
Assist investigators in assessing their experimental needs, act as a resource by fielding questions, and offer expert guidance in available methods.
Adopt and develop novel techniques and experimental approaches to advance research programs.
Plan projects: select method and platform, design experiments, perform analyses where relevant, design cross-platform projects, prepare budgets, etc.
Pursue funding for core research facilities and assist faculty with proposal preparation.
Direct core operations and oversee updates, maintenance, shutdowns, and scheduling of the core facilities instruments.
Manage inventory of core research facility laboratory.
Contribute towards QBRI's website by providing content and information pertinent to core research facility policies, procedures, available technology, and scheduling.
Expand the user community and promote utilization of core facilities.
Participate in activities related to new research space working with various stakeholders.
Represent QBRI at meetings related to QBRI's projects and research programs, and coordinate strategic facilities issues.
Manage personnel, including hiring, scheduling & work assignments, performance appraisals, salary recommendations, and disciplinary actions, and terminations.
Develop and implement scientific service programs in highly technical experiments on enabling platforms in related fields of Genomics, Proteomics, Mass Spectrometry, Flow Cytometry, Microscopy and Imaging. Operate and utilize lab instruments and technology platforms.