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The Lab Manager will supervise and perform technical and administrative tasks in a large laboratory. Oversee equipment maintenance. Insure adequate supplies for experimental needs. Assist Investigator in personnel management. Manage lab safety programs to insure compliance with all applicable regulations. Assist in laboratory space and facilities planning; make recommendations for changes; maintain inventory of laboratory furniture, equipment, and supplies. Review literature and recommend experiments directed toward furthering a specific research project or projects. Prepare reports, charts, and graphs directed at communicating results at scientific meetings or in preparing manuscripts for publication.
Manage day-to-day activities within the research laboratory, including such activities as insuring operation of essential equipment, making sure adequate supplies are available for routine experimental procedures, and reviewing budgets.
Act as liaison between lab and host safety and regulatory offices to insure compliance with all applicable regulations.
Develop laboratory guidelines; maintain procedures manuals; and evaluate new materials and equipment.
Will carry out research projects.
May evaluate new techniques and technology.
Enforce exit policy procedures by collecting/archiving materials from departing lab members.
Train incoming personnel in proper lab conduct.
May instruct in experimental protocols.
Perform complex scientific procedures.
Assist in the writing and editing of manuscripts.
Provide recommendations for operational improvements
Manage technicians, provide training, mentorship and performance feedback
Oversee daily lab operations
Master's Degree or higher in health or physical sciences or equivalent in education and experience.
Five or more year's lab experience including at least three years supervisory experience.
Ability to perform highly complex experiments with high levels of reliability and accuracy within time constraints.
Ability to supervise others.
Ability to initiate and compose communications for various purposes in an appropriate style.
In depth knowledge in a specific area and general knowledge in broad areas of responsibility.
In-depth understanding of organizational structure both within and outside the work unit, including the role of each position in the group and in other groups.
Ability to review goals, analyze processes necessary to achieve those goals, and develop techniques and systems required to meet those goals.
Often explores new areas and seeks opportunities to apply new knowledge to work.
Proven ability to write and edit manuscripts.
Occasionally lifts and/or carries objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
Occasionally bends and stoops.
Occasionally reaches and grasps with arms and hands.
Work involves possible exposure to malodorous vapors, low dose radiation, contamination by toxic chemicals and acids and presence of carcinogenic substances.
Long periods of standing and/or sitting.
This laboratory has research that focuses on the use of small vertebrate animals.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.