Laboratory Administrator (Part time, 25 hours/week), Laboratory of Structural Biophysics and Mechanobiology
New York City, New York
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Job Title Laboratory Administrator (Part-time, 25 hours/week), Laboratory of Structural Biophysics and Mechanobiology
Laboratory / Department Laboratory of Structural Biophysics and Mechanobiology
Cells are constantly subjected to mechanical forces that originate either externally from the environment or internally from cellular machinery. The Laboratory studies how cells use changes in the conformation of actin filaments within their internal skeletons to sense and respond to those forces. Over the long term, his group seeks to understand how changes to actin are linked to alterations in gene expression in development and disease.
The Laboratory Administrator will be shared between the Laboratory of Structural Biophysics and Mechanobiology and the Laboratory of Nanoscale Biophysics and Biochemistry, handling everything from accounting and finance to grants administration and other administrative functions. Will perform complex duties and tasks where considerable judgment, independent action, and a high degree of initiative are required to resolve problems and make recommendations. The Laboratory Administrator will oversee the financial management of current laboratory funds, provide administrative support for grant applications, as well as drafting budgets and progress reports, and assist with travel arrangements, scheduling, laboratory personnel appointments including new hire and terminations, ordering laboratory supplies, renewing service contracts, and processing expenses and reimbursements.
Bachelor’s degree required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required. Must have strong organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to multi-task effectively, and a professional demeanor. Knowledge of grant writing and management and comfortability with budgets and basic accounting necessary. Must display resourcefulness in seeking solutions and work independently or within a team as needed.