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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 5/31/2020

Reference Number: 000001317
Posted Date: 5/7/2020
Closing Date: 5/31/2020

Department: LTRI
Position: Laboratory Manager

POSITION TITLE  Laboratory Manager
DEPARTMENT  LTRI
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Regular Full Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
EMPLOYEE GROUP  Non Union
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research.  With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators.  Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Mount Sinai Hospital ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research.

The Jackson lab is a newly established lab focused on the use of multiplexed imaging and single cell analyses to understand the formation and function of multi-cellular tissue subunits, communities of cells. Using imaging mass cytometry combined with multiple other technologies we track and investigate changing cellular interactions within pre-clinical models of disease and clinical patient samples. We are looking for a collaborative and meticulous lab manager / research technician to maintain the set up and day-to-day of a growing academic research lab while supporting varied scientific projects.

The Lab Manager will be responsible for maintaining the smooth operation of day to day lab operations as well as supporting diverse research projects and potentially running their own.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise management of tissue sample, antibody, cell line and plasmid inventories
  • Establish standard operating procedures for diverse experimental protocols
  • Oversee the mouse genotyping and breeding program to maintain cost-effectiveness
  • Manage budget and spending oversight for the lab including ordering and other cost expenditures
  • Administer and monitor lab safety programs to ensure compliance
  • Training other lab members in numerous laboratory procedures
  • Coordinate usage and maintenance of shared lab equipment
  • Supervise and delegate shared lab duties for the efficient operation of the lab

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum B.A. or B.Sc in biological sciences. MS or PhD preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of laboratory research, technician or laboratory management experience
  • Extensive experience in:
    • molecular biology (cloning, PCR, library construction, conjugation biochemistry)
    • mammalian cell culture (transfections, lentiviral infection, reporter assays, primary culture, 3D culture)
    • mouse genetics (breeding, genotyping, dissection and tissue processing)
    • immunohistochemistry and tissue processing (fixation, antigen retrieval, immunostaining, imaging)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and record keeping skills

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.

Posting open until May 31, 2020. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contact Name: Online
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Contact Fax: Online

 

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