Lab Manager at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Management 17 days ago.





Job Description:


Job ID:22815

Location:450 Brookline Ave,

Boston,
MA 02215


Category:Research Technician/Scientist

Employment Type:Full time


Overview


Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.



Requirements


Laboratory Operations

  • Institute, maintain, and improve standard operating procedures that will enhance laboratory efficiencies, including monitoring laboratory expenditures
  • Responsible for efficient management of mouse colonies and maintenance of animal care protocols
  • Responsible for overseeing efficient inventory maintenance and ordering. This includes purchasing of plasticware, media, serum, antibodies, restriction enzymes, proteins, plasmids, and DNA to name a few.
  • Responsible, directly or indirectly, for care, repair and maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Ensure good laboratory practices directly or indirectly by supervising technicians and trainees
  • Provide technical assistance, including performing experiments at the bench, as time permits Scientific Operations
    • Active intellectual involvement in research projects is encouraged
  • Ability to conduct basic molecular biology and cell biology techniques including tissue culture, western blot analysis, restriction digests, and plasmid preps
  • Schedule laboratory weekly work-in-progress meetings Administrative

  • Responsible for managing efficient and effective administration of laboratory protocols and research materials/stocks

  • Train and manage staff scientists and research technicians and guide recruitment of technical staff

  • Assist PI with counseling, teaching, training, mentoring, orientation, in-service and continuing education for laboratory research staff, technicians and trainees

  • Ensures all laboratory staff are compliant with DFCI, NIH and sponsor mandatory training

  • Ensure that all regulatory requirements (e.g. for animal care, use of radioisotopes) are met





Qualifications


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.



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Job ID:22815

Location:450 Brookline Ave,

Boston,
MA 02215


Category:Research Technician/Scientist

Employment Type:Full time