Work closely with licensing colleagues to ensure the appropriate protection of MIT's intellectual assets and assist colleagues who disseminate MIT technology to companies through licensing and collaborative research agreements.
Serving as principal source of information on fiscal policies and procedures including federal and non-federal funding regulations; providing training on financial and accounting processes and procedures.
Responsible for ensuring that resources (labor, parts, facilities) are available at all times before scheduled work begins; producing work schedules for the maintenance function; monitoring and reporting on the performance and completion status of projects during specific scheduled periods.
Collaborate on designing and conducting research studies (qualitative and quantitative) and carry out data analysis; assisting in all aspects of research (i.e., developing and defining research problems; conducting literature reviews.
Work closely with the dean and the SoE resource development and communications teams on fund-raising activities and building and maintaining strong relationships for the dean with key alumni and supporters.
Ccollaborating with regional training teams and developing working processes for incorporating updates and improvements to training materials for operations all over the world; and introducing and implementing new tools and education technologies and carrying out randomized evaluations to test the effectiveness of such innovations and the overall impact of training efforts.
Working collaboratively in a research team of postdoctoral and predoctoral researchers while maintaining independent thinking and initiative; experience or detailed familiarity with molecular genetics and optogenetic techniques preferred.
Perform several molecular biology techniques to analyze DNA and RNA products, prepare sequencing libraries, troubleshoot abnormal results with minimal oversight, and check inventory and replenish consumable sequencing supplies.
Helping to shape the direction of front-end development within edX as well as in the broader open-source community; collaborating with engineers on best practices through code reviews, pair programming, and other feedback mechanisms.
Experience with social media and writing content for communications and conducting campaigns; experience with content development for videos, webinars, and other digital and new media; excellent organizational, project management, and verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with molecular cloning, genome engineering, functional genomics, NGS assays (e.g., RNA-, ChIP-, and ATAC-seq), RNA FISH, confocal microscopy, FACS, qRT-PCR, and Northern and Western blotting is strongly desired.
The ideal candidates excel at completing projects independently, possess broad knowledge of molecular biology and genomic methodologies and solid understanding of next-generation sequencing techniques, and are able to rapidly grasp new fields of study.
Work with team members on planning and executing events that bring together the community physically and virtually; promote new and existing challenges through targeted outreach to the best potential solvers; manage staff, volunteers, and consultants; and support the managing director as needed.
Responsible for the initial project scoping, the management of process and workflow across multiple projects, and the management of team communications and project logistics with consultants and vendors; contribute to the development of exhibition experiences, managing the content development process, supporting evaluation, and managing text writing and editing workflows.
Provide overall direction andsupervision tosupport and service staff andcontractors; assist with a broad range ofleased and off-site facility relatedresponsibilities including snow removal,landscaping, cleaning,security, HVAC, etc.
Providing strategic direction/oversight to staff; ensuring the internal culture supports the mission and promotes synergy and collaboration across member campuses; ensuring the organization is financially sound and meets its financial obligations/commitments.
Provide technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for library enterprise systems; and use solid technical knowledge and superb communication and interpersonal skills to deliver the highest level of customer service to library staff and patrons.
Work with MIT's Subawards Office to establish subawards for recipients of research grants from J-PAL and supervise subaward management; manage the submission of grant proposals into MIT's internal systems.
Oversee student receivables' functions for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and MIT's education loan portfolio; delivery of financial services to students, their families, the MIT community, and the public in support of MIT's need-blind admissions and need-based financial aid policies.
Advise within a generalist model of delivering services; evaluate and review current offerings; create and deliver career seminars for large and small groups; support students' career planning activities; build relationships with employers hiring MBAs.
Produce, analyze, and manage MIT's Affirmative Action plans; ensure compliance with federal and state AA, EEO, and OFCCP regulations; provide guidance to HR colleagues on developing and implementing programs and practices to advance and support MIT's long-standing commitment to workplace diversity, affirmative action, and equal opportunity.
Provide the leadership and coordination necessary for the development of multi-investigator and multi-institutional proposals tosupport large research initiatives on behalf of the Vice President for Research.