1+ months

Lead Research Technologist

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH 44114

Job Summary:

Independently develops and designs experimental studies. Analyzes and evaluates data and information obtained from various projects.



  • Plans, organizes, performs and monitors daily project protocols. Collects, prepares and maintains required research documentation, including informed consent records, case records, clinical notes and medical reports.
  • Reports and assists with the management of protocol deviations, adverse events and other project-related issues.
  • Develops, recommends and implements changes in procedures for the various research laboratories.
  • Assists with the preparation and delivery of internal/external presentations, conference reports/lectures, and publishing submissions.
  • Potentially assists with the design, development, and writing of extramural grant proposals.
  • Other duties as assigned.


    • Master's Degree in Biological Sciences or related.
    • Must have the ability to conduct independent research studies, and analyze and interpret data.
    • The ability to train and supervise new personnel, along with knowledge of the operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment is essential -OR- Bachelor's Degree and eight years of experience.


      • None required.

        Complexity of Work:

        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

          Work Experience:

          • A minimum of 6 years of experience which must include previous independent research positions.

            Physical Requirements:

            • Visual acuity. The ability to distinguish colors.
            • Manual dexterity to handle specimens and repair equipment.
            • May be required to stand for long periods of time.
            • Light lifting may be required.
            • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, bio-hazards, radioactive materials, etc.

              Personal Protective Equipment:

              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. 

                The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

                Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities",


Posted: 2020-08-14 Expires: 2020-12-13

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