• Research Lab Manager

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/2/2018 1:28 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Research - Laboratory
  • 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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    The Lowe Lab is seeking a talented Research Lab Manager to oversee and implement all policies governing the operations. Research Laboratory Manager will be responsible for managing day-to-day activities within a large cancer research laboratory, including ensuring operation of essential equipment, maintaining adequate supplies for experimental procedures and assisting in pre and post award grant writing.


    You will:

    • Meet with and work in conjunction with the PI, Animal Laboratory Manager and lab administrator to align goals for the entire lab, and collaboratively and independently determine processes required to achieve those goals.
    • Complete grant application processes and deadlines, laboratory safety, protocols, equipment purchasing and maintenance procedures, monitoring of laboratory inventory, maintenance of laboratory server documents, orientation of new laboratory staff, and tracking laboratory spending in order to develop cost saving practices
    • Maintain quality checks on safety of laboratories, including biohazards and insure maintenance of the facilities according to Good Laboratory Practices. Oversee the installation and maintain laboratory equipment in compliance with federal regulations.
    • Assist with experiments where needed. Background in Flow Cytometry and/or immunochemistry is a plus.
    • Advise on technical procedures, techniques and equipment, and maintain conformance with specific operational standards.
    • Ensure that reagents and samples are sent to other laboratories in a complete and timely fashion, adhering to regulations that govern the shipment of hazardous substances. Represent the department/laboratory in interactions with other departments.
    • Evaluate and recommend new techniques and technologies.
    • Coordinate the selection and evaluation of new laboratory equipment; maintain and troubleshoot instrument/equipment to ensure accuracy and quality.  Develop system for monitoring all existing equipment for value and useful life, planning an appropriate replacement program.
    • Research and acquire quotes for major capital equipment. Write justifications for purchase.
    • Work directly with fund manager to evaluate monthly laboratory expenses and adjust budgets appropriately.
    • Develops budgets for grant proposals. Participates in grant and contract proposal preparation.
    • In collaboration with fund manager, monitors funds, and follows up on outstanding receipts.

    You need: 

    • Bachelor's Degree with relevant research experience, must include a minimum 3 years with supervisory lab management experience #LI-POST


    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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