Company Overview: At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker's Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor's annual Employees' Choice Awards 2016. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day. Job Description: The Center of Comparative Medicine and Pathology (CCMP), serving both the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), is seeking an Aquatics Systems and Services Manager for our Zebrafish Facility to oversee our rapidly growing program supporting leading edge science in cancer, developmental biology, neuroscience, as well as cell and vascular biology. As an Aquatics Manager you will: Oversee and develop the programmatic, administrative, operational and technical activities of two state-of-the-art and one satellite core facilities, which have the capacity to house over 160,000 zebrafish (Danio rerio). Handle operational management of all facilities and systems including supervising, training and scheduling the activities of aquatics technicians assigned to the program; collaborating extensively with scientific staff regarding the use and refinement of their aquatic animal models; and conducting research to meet these needs. Provide technical services to scientific staff; assist with IACUC animal protocol development; and review and ensure a high level of customer service by providing timely, accurate and expert support to researchers in all aspects of research utilizing aquatic species. You Have: BA/BS or advanced degree in Biology or related field and a minimum two (2) years' experience in the management of zebrafish (or other fish species used as laboratory models) systems Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills; the ability to function independently with minimal supervision; and strong analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical or technical principles Preferred: Master's degree and five (5) years' experience in the field with demonstrated supervisory experience, certification or other formal training in zebrafish husbandry, and AALAS Certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) or Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) level preferred. Knowledge of general engineering principals of the aquatic life support systems and basic plumbing skills and an understanding of genetic principles, population biology and biosecurity are desirable. #LI-GS1 Closing: MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prev...ent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.