Location: Southern Sector Health Initiative - 4500 Spring AVE
The Research Investigator 1 leads and manages a laboratory performing research in a discipline that supports the goals of the institution. This position collaborates with other faculty and clinicians, and performs research with the goal of publishing in high impact journals and seeking peer-reviewed funding.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Develops and oversees laboratory research programs.
Manages the lab including personnel, regulatory compliance and adherence to budgets. Obtains and maintains in good standing required approvals. Oversees and exemplifies compliance of lab members (IRB, IACUC, IBC, radiation safety, shipping requirements, etc.).
Publishes research, and produces and discloses intellectual property. Assures the scientific integrity of the research, protection and sharing of data.
Serves as a liaison between the Institute and the greater community, presenting and attending works-in-progress, seminars, journal clubs, thesis defense, etc.
Seeks external peer-reviewed funding.
Serves as a faculty member participating in the development of the institution, sharing and contributing ideas and expertise.
Mentors students, post docs or others.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Two years of experience after Post Doctoral Fellowship, or three years of experience in a Research Post Doctoral role or experience in a research lab, clinical lab or animal care facility.
Knowledge of all lab techniques and equipment to be utilized in planned research.
Ability to interpret data and use statistical tools.
Ability to make scientific presentations and publish findings.
Knowledge of safety, regulatory and compliance requirements for work performed.
Ability to manage personnel.
Ability to budget and manage resources to budget.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Doctorate
EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
Preferred Qualification and Experience: PhD, plus some post grad experience, experience writing and implementing grant funded projects.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!