Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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RESEARCH LABORATORY PROJECT MANAGER , McGovern Institute for Brain Research , to manage the scientific operations of a neuroscience research laboratory engaged in studies of neurobiological mechanisms of synapse and circuit development and dysfunction in brain disorders. Will manage the lab's scientific operations, including budget, personnel, and facilities. Responsibilities include managing and developing new systems/processes to help improve laboratory operations; troubleshooting issues in the lab and developing solutions to address problems; managing budgets, including following resource allocation for general supplies, maintaining records on individual lab members' spending, and working with MIT financial officers to keep budgets in line; serving as an overall lab resource for lab personnel and liaison to principal investigator (PI) on all personnel matters; working closely with PI on hiring, onboarding, and reappointing lab personnel; training lab members on general lab operations, equipment and protocols, and safety conduct; working with the PI to research, write, and submit grants/proposals; developing progress reports about research; helping write, edit and submit manuscripts; overseeing research laboratory facility, including researching, procuring, and maintaining laboratory equipment/instruments, organizing clean-ups and inspections, and managing vendor relationships and service contracts; overseeing lab safety; coordinating external/internal collaborations, meetings, and events (e.g., determining agendas, facilitating lab visits, etc.); and managing lab website, servers, software/licenses, data storage, workstations, and calendar. May draft letters of recommendation.
REQUIRED : Ph.D. in related scientific field; at least five years' experience working in a large research laboratory; strong interpersonal, presentation, verbal communication, and technical/scientific writing skills; experience with research/grant proposal development, writing, and editing; budget management experience; and ability to promote collaboration/cooperation as part of a diverse team of graduate students, postdocs, and research staff. Job #17865
Internal Number: 17865
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