Department Name: 40118:Neuroscience Research Initiative
This position serves as an integral part of the NeuroBank, being responsible for daily biobank activities, including supervising and coordinating staff, developing and modifying workflows and SOPS, maintaining and overseeing the lab space.
This position is responsible for ensuring biospecimens are collected, processed, and stored according to best practices, and will establish collaborations and partnerships throughout UK to facilitate specimen identification and collection.
The Program Advisor will also work with neuroscience researchers utilizing the NeuroBank; providing support for all elements of research that involve the NeuroBank.
This position will be responsible for ensuring the NeuroBank's compliance with IRB and regulatory protocols, assist with related modifications, and implement quality improvement measures as needed.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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