McLean Hospital Corporation - Belmont, MA
Full-time, Part-time

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Job Description

Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center, Belmont MA, a nationwide resource funded by the National Institutes of Health. This position requires experience in handling postmortem human brain tissue. The position involves a range of specialized duties that includes: 1) supervision of the staff involved in arranging for the donation of postmortem brains2) maintenance of an "on call" system for the referral of brain donations3) training and supervision of dissectionists who process brains after hours and on weekends4) direct responsibility for all aspects of tissue processing, including the maintenance of the facilities for the -80¿C freezers, their alarms and back-up CO2systems5) handling of requests from neuroscientists around the U.S. and abroad for postmortem brain tissue.


MS Required. PhD applicants are welcome to applyMinimum 7-Years progressively more responsible research work experience. Prior supervisory experience required

Conditions of Employment

Employment at McLean Hospital is contingent upon a successful CORI (Criminal Background Check), National Background Check and clearance from the Occupational Health Department.

Benefits Information

McLean Hospital is pleased to offer a full spectrum of benefits for all staff regularly scheduled to work 16 hours or more per week (benefits are pro-rated for part time staff).

Health/Welfare: McLean offers two medical plans (provided by Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Harvard Pilgrim), Prescription Drug Coverage and two levels of dental coverage.

Time Off: McLean offers a comprehensive time off plan including vacation allowance of 2-4 weeks depending on position, generous sick (TOWP) time and 12 paid holidays per year.

Welfare: McLean offers Long term disability, fully paid life insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Long Term Care Insurance.

Retirement: McLean offers two ways to save for retirement: the Massachusetts General Hospital Cash Balance Retirement Plan, a 401(a) employer funded plan and 403(b) retirement plans.

Other: McLean has many other perks and benefits including tuition reimbursement, discounts at local gyms, an Employee Activities committee that offers discounted tickets.

Required Skills:

Successful candidate must possess basic computer skills in order to use a variety of electronic systems to access and/or maintain personal employment-related data, satisfy required annual trainings, and use job-specific applications. All employees of McLean Hospital are assigned an email account for business communication purposes. Candidate must also be able to consistently demonstrate McLean Values of integrity, compassion and respect, diversity and teamwork, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions.

EEO Statement

It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation. All aspects of employment including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, termination, compensation and benefits conform to this policy in order to further the principles of equal employment opportunity and the spirit of affirmative action.