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Job ID: 144619

Senior Research Support Specialist
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jul. 16, 2020
Title Senior Research Support Specialist
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department The University at Buffalo
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Position Summary
Working under general supervision with our Research teams in the largest comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country, you will develop, implement, monitor, coordinate and manage activities to maintain effective operation of a program that requires the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge. Requires a high level of discretion, judgment, collaboration and initiative to accomplish goals. May include supervisory duties. Assigned tasks may include:

  • Work collaboratively with faculty and professionals to advance the goals of the project
  • Observe, collect, analyze data and write summary reports
  • Coordinate field and laboratory work
  • Develop and maintain databases
  • Orient, train and monitor others assigned to projects
  • Use specialized methods for data collation and interpretation

This is a pooled posting positions are filled on an as needed basis.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree in a specific specialty, or its equivalent, is required. Requires advanced knowledge of scientific, medical or other disciplinary terminology and associated mathematical competence usually demonstrated by a bachelor’s degree, with a concentration in applicable discipline. Incumbents typically have directly related experience in research techniques.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced degree and/or knowledge of and the ability to apply established methods and procedures in observation, measurement and computation preferred.

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