Lab Ops Coordinator/RAII

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Job posting number: #7144699 (Ref:hh-62370BR)

Posted: May 11, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description
This position is responsible for serving as the Lab Coordinator for multiple labs in the Systems Biology Department. The role is multi-faceted and requires close collaboration with other members of the Laboratory Operations team. This position reports to the Manager of Research Operations and will perform duties relating to lab safety and lab management in a dynamic research environment. In addition, this position may provide support for our departmental facilities including our aquatics and tissue culture facilities.

  • Ensures labs adhere to all appropriate safety regulations including - recording and tracking chemical inventories; management of biological and chemical waste; and tracking safety training of lab members.
  • Coordinates lab organization, ordering lab supplies, stocking consumables, and shipping biological materials.
  • Assists lab members in dealing with various needs as they arise.
  • Maintains instruments and schedules certifications.
  • Responsibilities may also include some basic laboratory techniques as well as providing support for departmental aquatics facilities and other core facilities.
  • May perform other duties as needed.
Basic Qualifications
  • College background or equivalent work experience, preferably in science or a related discipline.
  • At least 1 year of lab experience (relevant coursework may count toward some, but not all, work experience).
Working Conditions
May be required to handle a variety of hazardous materials.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Previous laboratory experience with safety implementation preferred.
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel) are required.
  • Previous experience with aquatics animals is not required, but is a plus.
  • The successful candidate will be a team player with good communication skills.
  • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with an upbeat attitude who will look at how the labs function and think creatively about how to implement improvements.
  • They will enjoy contributing to a range of different projects and helping many different people to achieve their goals.
Additional Information
This is a one-year term position from the date of hire, with the possibility of extension, contingent upon work performance and continued funding to support the position. 

Offer contingent upon successful completion of a pre-placement medical evaluation.

This is an in-person position based on our campus in Boston.

Harvard University continues to place the highest priority on the health, safety, and well-being of its faculty, staff, and students, as well as the wider community. Please note that all new employees will be required to complete an attestation of having received their primary series COVID-19 vaccination prior to hire, as detailed on our COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Webpage. Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons prior to completing the hiring process. Additional information regarding this requirement, exemptions, verification of vaccination status, and other related policies and resources may be found on the University’s COVID-19 Information Website.

Please note that we are currently conducting a majority of interviews and onboarding remotely and virtually. We appreciate your understanding.

The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

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We are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace culture of faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds, styles, abilities, and motivations. We appreciate and leverage the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals. Harvard Medical School Mission and Community Values
EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Harvard Medical School strives to cultivate an environment that promotes inclusiveness and collaboration among students, faculty and staff and to create new avenues for discussion that will advance our shared mission to improve the health of people throughout the world.

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Job posting number:#7144699 (Ref:hh-62370BR)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Harvard Medical School
United States
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