The Integrated Genomics Operation (IGO) enables basic, clinical and translational research projects across the Cancer Center. IGO implements the MSK mission to cure cancer by providing a broad range of genomic services and expertise to our world-class research scientists. We are a high throughput core facility producing >100TB of data per year across >40 applications including fourth generation of genomics technologies such as single cell and spatial transcriptomics.
IGO is seeking a manager to own the testing and development of cutting edge genomics technologies at MSK. The R&D group leader will supervise a group of technicians to evaluate new technologies and develop ideas for assays, assess feasibility and develop protocols. Following the testing phase, you work closely with IGOs production teams to transfer assays into an efficient and balanced service for MSK investigators.
A highly experienced and skilled molecular biologist with sharp focus, attention to detail and good decision-making skills
Able to maintain detailed records of all experiments, drafts of technical procedures and written summaries pertaining to research work
A quick learner and strong problem-solver who sees the forest and the trees and is able to quickly identify anomalies in data and uncover their source
Adept at multitasking, planning, prioritizing and re-prioritizing work to meet goals and commitments with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment
A highly motivated person capable of building strong relationships within the lab and with internal and external collaborators including data analysts
Someone with a strong background of mentorship who is interested in the success of others and willing to evaluate performance and provide feedback as a manager
An outstanding communicator and clear presenter, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding whether it be internal lab meetings or institutional seminars
A creative thinker who engages in thinking outside the box and has an appreciation for the business aspect of working at the core
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
An ideal candidate has a Ph. D. in molecular biology, biochemistry or a related discipline, or a Masters degree with a strong background in experimental and computational genomic methodologies and assay development. Experience with imaging technologies is a plus. Management experience is welcome.
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
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