Research Lab Manager / BWH Hematology

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



A Lab Manager position is available in the laboratory of Ann Mullally, MD, Associate Professor at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston. Our laboratory investigates the biology, genetics and therapy of a type of blood cancer called, myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN). We use primary MPN samples, mouse models, genomic sequencing and a range of molecular and cellular biological techniques. We are looking for highly enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals with a strong work ethic who thrive in a fast-paced environment and can interact well with others as part of a team. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to be flexible in work practices are highly valued characteristics which interested candidates should possess. Lab website: http://mullallylab.bwh.harvard.edu/ Twitter: @MullallyLab PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Oversee scientific projects and provide technical assistance to lab members * Track lab expenditures to ensure sustainable use of funds * Oversee lab mouse colony * Update and maintain animal and biosafety protocols to ensure compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulations * Order and track supplies and reagents for the lab to maintain inventory * Update and maintain documents such as chemical and training records required by AALAC * Manage order requests including animal imports and exports from lab members * Organize regular calibrations and timely repairs for lab equipment * Train lab members in the appropriate use of lab equipment * Maintain organization and cleanliness of lab supplies and surfaces * Liaise with Principal Investigator on a regular basis B.S. Required, MS Preferred with significant biological/physical science coursework. Experience with techniques in molecular biology, cell biology, or computational biology is desirable. Experience with mice is an advantage. Minimum of 5 years of progressively more responsible research work experience. Prior supervisory experience required. CHARACTERISTICS / SKILLS / COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: * Interested in biology/medicine and extremely self-motivated * Collaborative, flexible and a strong team player

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