ICCB-L Assistant Director Position Posting

February 3, 2011 § Leave a comment

Harvard Medical School (HMS) invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of the ICCB-Longwood Screening Facility to help support small molecule and siRNA high-throughput screening (HTS) projects. This position is ideal for a broadly trained scientist who is interested in many different aspects of biology and medicine, and who is keen to use their skills to contribute to multiple projects in a non-traditional manner. This position will assist the ICCB-L Director in advising screeners and overseeing staff involved in all stages of the ICCB-L workflow, including HTS assay development, laboratory automation, data analysis and annotation, website management, implementation of facility policies, and database software development. The Assistant Director will also be expected to assist with preparing grants and progress reports. This position will have a high degree of independence, direct and indirect responsibility for multiple staff members, opportunities to present at regional and national scientific symposia and workshops, and opportunities to develop collaborative relationships with HMS investigators.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in cell biology or a related field, and have experience with a wide variety of cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology techniques. Excellent command of written and spoken English is essential, as are strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Direct experience with HTS and cell-based assays is strongly preferred. This opportunity is ideal for academic or industry candidates who are interested in facilitating academic research relating to pharmacology and drug discovery. Additional information about ICCB-L is available at http://iccb.med.harvard.edu/.

Interested parties should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to: iccbl_search@hms.havard.edu

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