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Senior Lab Manager Pathology - Research
University Job Title
Research Associate 2, MS
None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Clinical & Research
Compensation Grade Profile
Research Associate 2 MS (24)
Medical School Campus
310 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family
Research Res Support, Research/Support
Total # of hours to be worked:
This position reports directly to the Principal Investigator in
the Department of Pathology and is responsible for the supervision
and management of two or more staff as well as the daily operation
of the lab. The candidate will perform and function as a Senior Lab
Manager and provide support for all clinical trials and study
protocols. This position will have direct involvement of patient
consent and collection of consented tissue as well as managing
distribution flow of samples to collaborating teams. The candidate
will manage lab orders, supplies, and performs related experiments
using mouse models, cell biological, and molecular techniques.
Performs the following essential duties:
Consent patients with lung cancer and/or brain metastasis on IRB
approved clinical trials and/or study protocols. Collect consented
tissue and manage distribution flow of samples to collaborating
teams. Bank tissue and manage databases of these samples. Strong
communication and organizational skills, institutional awareness,
and schedule flexibility are required.
Dissociate tumor cells and immune cells from tumor tissue or
other biological sources and generate patient biopsy derived models
of metastasis in animals.
Design and execute pre-clinical studies using said models in
collaboration with others.
Collect data and maintain detailed and accurate records to
ensure data results are compiled, analyzed and presented accurately
Orally communicate (formal and informal presentations) study
progress to collaborators and sponsors. Coordinate communications
and exchange of reagents between project collaborators.
Develop long range plans for supplies and equipment to ensure
smooth operation of laboratory.
Provide supervision/training of other research staff (including
C&T and students).
Assist PI with the preparation of study manuscripts, grants, and
written progress reports.
May perform other duties as assigned.
1. Designs, plans, implements and evaluates complex multifaceted
research projects/systems, including method development, adaptation
and validation. 2. Collaborates with PI to define research
endeavors and the development of research hypothesis and approach.
3. Solves complex methodology, protocol, procedural and research
problems through design of techniques, procedures and policies that
will achieve research goals. 4. Develops long range plans for
supplies and equipment to ensure smooth operation of laboratory. 5.
Investigates, analyzes and evaluates complex data, data collection
systems and methods to reach scientific conclusions and ensures the
integrity of research data. 6. Collaborates with PI to coordinate
major lab renovations working with Facilities, Health and Safety,
and Purchasing to ensure deadlines, safety standards and purchases
are according to plans and within budgets. 7. Prepares scientific
reports and papers for research proposals and published reports. 8.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Master’s Degree in a scientific discipline and three years of
experience or an equivalent combination of education and
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated ability to work with and handle mice in a research
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Ability to work independently and function as a member of a
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Ability to operate lab equipment, follow scientific protocols,
utilize computer programs to analyze, interpret scientific data,
and maintain clear documentation of results.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
Demonstrated ability to manage a team.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Experience managing in a union environment. Experience with
enrollment of patients onto IRB approved study protocols. Ability
to work with and handle tissue biopsies.
Weekend Hours Required?
Evening Hours Required?
Background Check Requirements
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment
background screening for this position, which may include motor
vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on
the position description and job requirements. All offers are
contingent upon the successful completion of the background check.
Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for
additional information on the background check requirements and
The intent of this job description is to provide a
representative summary of the essential functions that will be
required of the position and should not be construed as a
declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the
particular position. Employees will be assigned specific
job-related duties through their hiring departments.
Affirmative Action Statement:
Yale University considers applicants for employment without
regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an
individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as
a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate
on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or
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