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MIT Lincoln Laboratory Laboratory Manager in Lexington, Massachusetts

The Biological and Chemical Technologies Group addresses significant current and emerging national security challenges using advanced biological and chemical technologies. Capabilities within the Group include molecular, cellular, and synthetic biology; microbiome engineering; rapid DNA sequencing; bioinformatics; microfluidics; mass spectrometry; laser spectroscopy; and organic chemistry. These capabilities are applied to missions spanning chemical, biological, and explosives (CBE) detection and attribution; medical diagnostics and countermeasures; pathogen identification; point-of-care diagnostics; molecular intelligence; biosecurity; biomanufacturing, DNA forensics, and additive manufacturing. See: https://www.ll.mit.edu/r-d/biotechnology-and-human-systems/biological-and-chemical-technologies.

Job Description

The Biological and Chemical Technologies Group seeks a candidate to manage the group’s chemistry laboratories comprised of six mission-specific laboratory spaces totaling 4,500 square feet. The candidate will maintain operations of the laboratories’ general equipment, manage chemical inventory and safety, maintain inventory of laboratory supplies, and provide general assistance to the technical staff in support of the group’s technical mission. The candidate will also serve as the groups’ Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Representative and work directly with both the technical staff and Lincoln Laboratory EHS Department in support of overall safety.

Requirements : A Bachelor's Degree in chemistry, biochemistry, materials science or an equivalent engineering field. At least three years of experience working in and/or managing chemistry laboratories and familiarity with general chemical laboratory equipment and safety.

At MIT Lincoln Laboratory, our exceptional career opportunities include many outstanding benefits to help you stay healthy, feel supported, and enjoy a fulfilling work-life balance. Benefits offered to employees include:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans

  • MIT-funded pension

  • Matching 401K

  • Paid leave (including vacation, sick, parental, military, etc.)

  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education programs

  • Mentorship programs

  • A range of work-life balance options

  • ... and much more!

    Please visit our Benefits page (https://hr.mit.edu/benefits) for more information. As an employee of MIT, you can also take advantage of other voluntary benefits, discounts and perks (https://hr.mit.edu/benefits/additional) .

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

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