Assistant Manager, Laboratory Medicine (Microbiology)

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 1:55 PM)
Requisition ID
Allied Health - Laboratory Medicine

Company Overview

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 27th 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 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are:


We’re taking bold steps to redefine what’s possible in Laboratory Medicine. Our state-of-the-art clinical laboratories provide sophisticated technology and automated equipment that allow our teams to get to answers faster and more efficiently, with a strong emphasis on applied and translational research. We are committed to the growth and advancement of the department, and fully support the active collaboration of scientists, clinicians and industry experts to develop next-generation laboratory methods. MSK is also dedicated to providing diverse educational opportunities to further develop the skills and ambitions of our medical technologists, laboratory managers, and laboratory directors.

It’s a very exciting time for our Laboratory Medicine Department as many of our teams have just moved into our new state-of-the-art laboratory medicine facility on East 64th Street.  Our new Laboratory Medicine Building maximizes operational efficiency, allowing our Laboratory Medicine team to provide test results more quickly and reduce the amount of blood needed from a patient to generate those results.  For further information, please visit:

We are seeking an Assistant Laboratory Manager to join our Microbiology Laboratory in our new Laboratory Medicine Building.  We have invested in cutting edge technology in this lab, including very advanced microbiology automation and next generation sequencing.  



You will:

  • Assist the Laboratory Manager in the administrative and technical activities of the Microbiology service to ensure efficient and effective operations and quality of service.
  • Activities will include the organization of work, supervision of employees, staff development, expense control, quality management, process improvement and problem solving. 
  • Cover for the Laboratory Manager in their absence.

You need:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (major: Biology, Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Sciences preferred); Master’s degree preferred. If degree is in another discipline, all didactic and training requirement prerequisites must be complete as outlined by NYS and other accrediting agencies. 
  • 6+ years of Microbiology Laboratory experience (including supervisory experience).  Candidates who only have research experience will not be considered.  
  • A NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist License, or ASCP Certification with eligibility to obtain a NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist License
  • ASCP Certification preferred.



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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