Lab Manager in the US at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), we’re changing not only how we treat cancer, but also how the world thinks about it. We are driving excellence and improving outcomes by working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery. One patient at a time, we’re battling cancer. Join us and make an impact every day.
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In a large laboratory, the Lab Manager will supervise and perform technical and administrative tasks. In charge of equipment maintenance. Make sure you have enough supplies for the experiment. Help the investigator with personnel management. Manage lab safety programs to ensure that all applicable regulations are followed. Assist in the planning of laboratory space and facilities; make recommendations for changes; and keep an inventory of laboratory furniture, equipment, and supplies. Examine the literature and suggest experiments aimed at advancing a specific research project or project. Prepare reports, charts, and graphs to be used in scientific meetings or when preparing manuscripts for publication.
You certainly will!
- Manage day-to-day activities in the research laboratory, such as ensuring the proper operation of critical equipment, ensuring adequate supplies for routine experimental procedures, and reviewing budgets.
- Act as a liaison between the lab and the host’s safety and regulatory offices to ensure that all applicable regulations are followed.
- Create laboratory guidelines, keep procedure manuals up to date, and evaluate new materials and equipment.
- Will conduct research projects.
- It is possible to evaluate new techniques and technology.
- Collect and archive materials from departing lab members to enforce exit policy procedures.
- Instruct new employees on proper lab behavior.
- Instruction in experimental protocols is possible.
- Carry out difficult scientific procedures.
- Assist with manuscript writing and editing.
- Make suggestions for operational enhancements.
- Manage technicians, train them, mentor them, and provide performance feedback.
- Control daily lab operations
You have the following:
- Master’s degree or higher in health or physical sciences, or education and experience equivalent.
- Five years of lab experience is required, with at least three years of supervisory experience.
- Capability to carry out highly complex experiments with high reliability and accuracy while working under time constraints.
- Capability to manage others.
- Capability to initiate and compose appropriate-style communications for a variety of purposes.
- In-depth knowledge in a specific area and broad knowledge in areas of responsibility
- In-depth knowledge of organizational structure, both within and outside of the work unit, including the role of each position in the group and in other groups.
- Ability to review goals, analyze processes required to meet those goals, and develop techniques and systems to meet those goals.
- Frequently investigates new areas and seeks opportunities to apply new knowledge at work.
- demonstrated the ability to write and edit manuscripts
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), we’re changing not only how we treat cancer, but also how the world thinks about it. We are driving excellence and improving outcomes by working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery. MSK has been named a top cancer hospital by U.S. News & World Report for the 28th time. We are honored to have been named one of Becker’s Healthcare’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Places to Work in 2018. One patient at a time, we’re battling cancer. Join us and make an impact every day.
Frequently Asked Questions
What exactly does a lab manager do?
It is the responsibility of the lab manager to schedule lab or equipment use time for staff. Some lab supervisors are also in charge of acquiring lab supplies or creating ordering lists. They frequently handle security papers and must safeguard the security of all information and data collected in the lab.
Who is the head and neck surgeon at MSK?
Medical oncologist David Pfister, radiation oncologist Nancy Lee, and head and neck surgeon Richard Wong lead MSK’s head and neck cancer disease management team (from left).