Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
We are a cutting edge basic and translational research group focused on the areas of immunology, infectious diseases and vaccinology. The Precision Vaccine Program is directed by Ofer Levy MD, PhD, Attending Physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases/Boston Children's Hospital and Professor/Harvard Medical School. Faculty within the Program includes, David Dowling, PhD, whom manages multiple NIH funded contracts employing novel in vitro platforms to model age-specific human immunity and create new vaccine approaches.
Our Program hosts several post-doctoral scientists, multiple physicians, visiting research fellows and technicians. Along with laboratory operations, safety compliance and basic experimental techniques, experience with immunology and/or vaccinology techniques, such in vitro cell culture assays as well as animal model studies are a plus.
We value a meticulous approach to experimental design and execution, careful record keeping, and overall organization. Good communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Great potential for intellectual growth, authorship on publications, career advancement and contributing to progress on multiple impactful projects. Environment is highly collaborative, mutually supportive, and productive. The position holder will work closely with and under the scientific supervision of Dr. Dowling.
Other responsibilities include:
Managing daily operations of a research laboratory and technical staff.
Developing, implementing, and maintaining the lab's standard operating procedures.
Overseeing purchase of supplies and maintenance of equipment and ensures laboratory's compliance with hospital and governmental regulations.
Performing highly specialized laboratory experiments and speciments preparation.
Assisting lab personnel in the use of specialized laboratory equipment and analysis of the data generated.
Preparing and monitoring laboratory and grant budgets, maintenance of equipment and ensures laboratory's compliance with hospital and governmental regulations.
Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree AND a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience OR Master of Science AND 6 yrs of relevant experience.
The analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experience-based knowledge.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing including assigning and distributing work, enforcing policies, conduct performance reviews, and counsel employees with performance and/or disciplinary issues. Work requires ability to write detailed reports and proposals.
BCH offers competitive compensation and benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 3041976
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.