Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned biomedical research institution on Long Island’s North Shore, is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Supervisor to oversee operations of a new and innovative clinical laboratory. This unique opportunity is ideal for a highly motivated person with clinical laboratory experience who is interested in applying their expertise to develop and validate a new testing platform to enable personalized therapeutics for cancer patients. The successful candidate will join a team focused on developing a patient-derived, “Next-Gen” 3-D organoid platform, a specialized tissue culture method that can model drug responses in individual patients to help guide treatment. He or she will work in conjunction with the Medical Director and Admin Director to oversee the development of clinical laboratory tests in compliance with applicable regulatory standards and internal policies.
Additional Responsibilities Include: 1. Perform and standardize laboratory tests in accordance with applicable regulatory standards and internal policies. 2. Oversee research and development of new test procedures and methodologies. 3. Establish and maintain organoid cultures. 4. Perform drug screening and molecular biology assays. 5. Manage and perform testing for troubleshooting, method evaluations, proficiency testing, and other laboratory functions. 6. Oversee, manage, train and guide the other clinical laboratory staff. 7. Work with the Medical Director and Admin Director to develop clinical research and clinical laboratory SOPs 8. Work with the Medical Director and Admin Director to develop and oversee financial management including budget, salary, capital, and revenue projections. 9. Develop, manage and evaluate direct reports; and oversees the development, management and evaluation of indirect reports. 10. Ensure compliance with all regulatory standards including but not limited to: NYSDOH, CAP, OSHA, FDA, the Joint Commission, EPA, governing the Clinical Lab. 11. Perform related duties as required.
Education: A Master’s Degree in Biology is required.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years laboratory experience, including two (2) years previous supervisory experience, require. Hands-on experience in 2D mammalian cell culture. Hands-on experience in general molecular biology techniques such as nucleic acids isolation, PCR. Next-Gen sequencing experience is preferred, though not a requirement for this position. Experience in pharmacogenetics is preferred.
Skills/Other: Licensed by New York State Education Department (NYSED) as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist (or Cytotechnologist) is required.
Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/15669
Position Number 02444-R
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution recognized internationally for its excellence in fundamental areas, such as cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology. The Laboratory has long been recognized as a place for nurturing young scientists, with postdoctoral researchers being an integral part of the discovery process. The Laboratory offers a warm, collegial, and collaborative work environment in a beautiful location about one hour from New York City.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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Internal Number: 02444
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.