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Rockefeller University Supervisor of Clinical Genomics Laboratory, SARS-CoV-2 in New York, New York

Job: IRC24621


Job Title Supervisor of Clinical Genomics Laboratory, SARS-CoV-2

Laboratory / Department Clinical Genomics Laboratory

Department Description

The Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-Oncology is currently working to implement and scale a clinically validated laboratory-developed SARS-CoV-2 assay at Rockefeller University. This project intersects between clinical research and clinical testing. It has multiple innovative initiatives in motion, including clinical testing, test method development, and clinical research studies that focus on questions around COVID-19, viral detection.

Detailed Description

Working with the Laboratory Director, the CGL Technical Supervisor will oversee the daily operations of the laboratory and perform technical assays as needed. Will work with and advise the Quality Assurance Manager to oversee the development, performance, and monitoring of quality control, quality assurance, and quality improvement procedures for the laboratory. Will monitor all regulatory compliance for the laboratory and ensure compliance with NYSDOH. Will work with the laboratory and administrative directors, ensure that testing meets all prescribed requirements of various regulatory standards and ensure that the departmental biohazard, chemical, hazardous waste, infection control, and other safety policies are followed. The Technical Supervisor will manage staff, including the COVID Response Team, as established under Executive Order 202.16 and will supervise all personnel-related activities, including talent recruitment, staff development, performance evaluations, career development, and mentorship. Will perform clinical assays as needed according to laboratory and assay-specific SOPs, review clinical data for completeness, appropriate interpretation, and readiness for director sign off, and participate in method validation for new procedures and equipment and in the developing and writing of new procedures and revising old ones. Will process requests and investigate complaints through to resolution from physicians, staff, and patients and report all complaints to appropriate personnel, perform instrument management activities and participate in equipment procurement processes as needed, conduct analyses as necessary to highlight issues and resolve questions or problems in the laboratory, and ensure that corrective actions are taken and documented.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in science and New York State clinical laboratory technologist license required. Must have a minimum of six years of experience as a clinical technologist, or a Master's degree and a minimum of four years of experience, or a Doctorate with a minimum of two years of experience. Previous experience performing high complexity testing, with working knowledge of related theory, principles, practices, applicable instrumentation, analytical methods, quality control, statistical analysis, and current government regulations required. Must demonstrate strong administrative and leadership skills.

Additional Details

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans