Research Laboratory Operations Manager
7 days left
- Full Time
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
RESEARCH LABORATORY OPERATIONS MANAGER, Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE), to manage the day-to-day operations of a research lab and perform technical and administrative tasks in support of the laboratory. Will collaborate with the principal investigator (PI) and other lab members on overseeing the lab’s research activities; maintain cell lines and manage colonies of research animals; facilitate the development and evaluation of new genetic and physical tools; ensure adequate supplies for experimental needs; assist the PI with human resources management and serve as the primary contact for laboratory staff, students, and postdoctoral associates on matters related to facilities, operations, and onboarding; manage lab safety programs to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations; assist with laboratory space and facilities planning and make recommendations for changes; maintain oversight for laboratory equipment; serve as liaison to RLE headquarters and a variety of Institute administrative offices; and perform other duties as requested.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in biology, neuroscience or a related scientific field; at least four years’ specialized lab experience working in a large biomedical research laboratory; strong time management, planning, interpersonal, problem-solving, and written and verbal communication skills; supervisory experience; budget and project management skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office; and ability to work as part of and promote collaboration/cooperation among a diverse team of graduate students, postdocs, and research staff.
PREFERRED: background performing molecular biology techniques, including molecular cloning, packaging viral vectors, and tissue culture; experience validating plasmids with sequencing and expression analysis; experience with rodent handling and surgery; experience with or willingness to learn new laboratory management software; a publication record; and MIT experience. Job #19126