At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Genetics and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Research Lab Manager will be responsible for:
Organizing and maintaining structure of the lab by managing day to day activities.
Developing, implementing and maintaining the lab's standard operating procedures in compliance with hospital and governmental regulations.
Overseeing the operation and maintenance of essential equipment along with related service records, contracts and documentation.
Ensuring supply inventory is adequate and acting as the primary resource for purchasing and managing vendor relationships.
Evaluating and implementing new materials, methods and equipment.
Supervising research assistants, coordinating their involvement in daily lab tasks and research projects.
Orienting and training all personnel on lab safety, conduct and standards.
Liaising between the lab, Boston Children's Hospital, State and Federal safety and regulatory offices to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations.
Serving as lab emergency contact enforcing compliance with safety and lab procedures among all lab personnel.
Liaising between the lab, HHMI and Boston Children's Hospital on budget management, fixed asset inventories, purchasing, use of host accounts, staffing, etc. Screening and interviewing applicants and making hiring recommendations to Principal Investigators.
Attending and participating in laboratory meetings.
Managing and overseeing preparation, submission and maintenance of laboratory's research grants.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree AND a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience OR Master of Science AND 6 yrs of relevant experience.
The analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in‑depth, experience‑based knowledge.
Supervisory and team management experience with the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing including assigning and distributing work, enforcing policies, conduct performance reviews, and counsel employees with performance and/or disciplinary issues.
Strong organizational skills, self motivated and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
The Laboratory of Christopher A. Walsh, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) lab at Boston Children's Hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School and the Broad Institute, seeks an experienced and motivated lab manager to oversee the daily operations of their dynamic neuroscience research group. The position involves managing lab processes, supervising research staff and activities, and providing administrative support to a large research laboratory.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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