Staff Scientist - Washington University in St. Louis - Bateman Lab

Staff Scientist - Washington University in St. Louis - Bateman Lab hernkec  2022-03-31

Position Summary
Dr. Randall Bateman’s lab investigates the causes and future diagnosis and treatments of Alzheimer’s
disease utilizing a wide variety of assays and techniques from basic applications, such as quantitative
measurement of stable-isotope labeled peptides to clinical translational studies in diagnostic and
therapeutic biomarkers for AD. This position assists with the technical aspects of studies and experiments
including running experiments, completing data analysis, planning projects, designs protocols, maintaining
documentation, and completing general maintenance and organizational duties to ensure smooth
operation across the lab.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Assists in developing and conducting research projects, including experiment design,
experiment execution, data analysis and documentation of experiment results.
Performs data entry and maintains data files on research.
Complies with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on
laboratory and specimen conditions. 
May assist with grant preparation and reporting.
Performs complex statistical analysis of data collected and writes interpretative reports. 
Verifies the correctness of the data submitted and makes recommendations based on these
Solves practical problems relating to difficulties with equipment or test subjects.  Suggests
technical or procedural improvements in testing methods.

Preferred Qualifications
Degree in biological science or chemistry.  
Experience with analytical chemistry or GLP. 
Experience with immunoprecipitation and automated bench work.
Experience with mass spectrometry is strongly preferred.
Critical thinking, analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills.
High precision and tight Quality Control of all bench experiments
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
Good scientific writing and oral communication skills.
Ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports. 
Able to work independently yet collaboratively in a team environment.
Ability to analyze and interpret statistical data and to communicate data in a clear, concise
Computer literacy, including the ability to use a variety of software packages to analyze data.

Required Qualifications
Master’s degree with four years of experience in research lab operations or an equivalent combination of
education and experience equaling nine years.

Salary Range
$44,700.00 - $81,200.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University.
Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and
performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and
department budget.

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Email Cindy Hodge at for more information