Master’s degree in research administration or similar field, including at least five (5) years of related experience is required. Prior experience in a management / supervisory role is necessary. Must be proficient in Excel. Prior experience in a MR core facility research environment highly desired, in particular in setting up and/or managing a laboratory.
Demonstrated customer service focus with the ability to interact and collaborate with multiple constituencies. Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to handle multiple projects under tight time deadlines. Ability to work as a member of a collaborative team while exercising independent judgment essential.
The successful candidate must possess effective leadership and possess a proven ability to lead staff in a change environment. The candidate will be flexible in nature, have a sound judgment with a collaborative style that fosters teamwork and cooperation beyond the immediate team to the broader organization. Must have a passion for excellent customer service and commitment to exceptional quality.
The employee taking this position will be called upon to perform many duties as mentioned herein and other, as required to build and maintain a new research lab in a complex and changing environment with many scientists and technicians using a large inventory to scientific instruments in studies involving human volunteer and lab animal subjects. The successful applicant will be able to operate comfortably and effectively in this highly stimulating environment.
The Zuckerman Institute brings together researchers to explore aspects of mind and brain, through the exchange of ideas and active collaboration. The Zuckerman Institute's home will be the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia's new Manhattanville campus.
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More information about the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute can be found at: www.zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu