Laboratory Manager, School of Medicine, Anatomy and Neurobiology

Massachusetts, United States
26 May 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Laboratory for Human Neurobiology studies psychological and neurological processes. The lab focuses on the processes that underlie behavior, such as cognition and motor skills, in the brain and how those processes are altered in disease.

The role of the Laboratory Manager is to manage day-to-day operations of the laboratory as well as establish and revise laboratory policies and procedures. The incumbent will perform routine audits to assess and ensure compliance with all safety and regulatory requirements, reporting any noted items to the Principal Investigator. In addition, the incumbent will coordinate purchase of essential laboratory equipment and supplies, maintain and organize data from experimental procedures, and learn and train others to administer tasks and use laboratory equipment as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the laboratory 
  • Act as a central coordinator for organizing study activities, including personnel assignment, investigational logistics, scheduling, delegating resources, resolving day-to-day problems, and reserving research spaces. Training technicians, undergraduate students, and graduate students 
  • Facilitate the development of study protocols such as study report forms, IRB submissions, informed consent forms, source documentation, and study-specific plans for sound and thorough data collection by coordinating input from literature, experts, collaborators, and internal team members 
  • Interact with subjects prior to entering the study and throughout the entire study. Coordinate the collection of all eligibility or ineligibility criteria, verify information with the principal investigator, and enroll subjects into research studies 
  • May interact with sponsors and/or pharmaceutical company representatives and prepare reports for pharmaceutical company monitors 
  • Assist in the preparation of scientific abstracts and manuscripts 

Required Skills

Bachelors degree and two years experience in a medical setting and/or clinical research or a Masters Degree and one year experience

  • Previous experience working or leading a clinical or research study strongly preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literacy, proficiency in MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and resources

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Salary Grade Grade 73