Principal Research Technologist

Molecular Medicine
Position description
Oversees projects within the laboratory and assumes significant responsibility for the day to day operation of lab activities, including the design of research studies and experiments. Monitors results, responds to unusual outcomes; develops and implements modifications. Collects, enters analyzes, and interprets data. Possesses advanced knowledge of lab practices and directs and teaches others in lab practices. Provides leadership for lab operations and staff. Serves as a mentor to lab staff. Possesses extensive knowledge in specialized field of study. Contributes significantly to grant proposals. Authors and co-authors publications. Presents at National Meetings. (011383)
Requires master's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science with 8 years of research laboratory experience. Requires first authorship of a scientific publication as well as one presentation at a national level.
Additional qualifications
Cell culture, molecular biology, virology experience, animal experience, writing of regulatory/research-related documents such as IACUC protocols, IBC applications, and helping with grant writing preferred. Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science preferred. Must have demonstrated abilities in experimental procedures, statistical analysis techniques, development of experiments, and troubleshooting in a laboratory setting. Requires ability to work independently; including experience providing independent oversight of research project(s). Must be able to work with a variety of people at all levels both within and outside of the institution.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
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Chadwick Musolf
Equal opportunity employer
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