Scientific Director (Bedford, MA)

The Bedford Research Foundation is seeking a scientific director to lead its program to derive parthenogenetic stem cells from unfertilized human eggs.  Experience with human eggs and stem cell derivation is required.  Proven success in obtaining grant funding and a strong publication record are also required.

Contact: ryan [a] bedfordresearch.org

Bedford Research Foundation is a 20-year old not-for-profit 501(c)(3) research institution in Massachusetts that was founded to conduct research that cannot be funded with federal dollars.  It is a stable research environment with its own Ethics Advisory Board, Human Subjects Committee, Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee and Animal Care and Use Committee.


Part time Office Admin/Patient Coordinator/Lab Tech position

The Bedford Research Foundation is a world-renowned, private foundation specializing in research and clinical work that is not currently funded by the government / NIH. To learn more about the Foundation visit: www.bedfordresearch.org

This part-time position will work closely with a small, friendly staff of medical and research professionals to co-ordinate patient visits and care, schedule appointments, and organize necessary meetings and schedule for Foundation staff.  They will also perform routine laboratory duties as well as assist in research projects and organizational tasks.  This position should have excellent organizational skills, a willingness to develop and maintain systems for sensitive data retrieval, have office and laboratory experience, have extensive patient care experience, and be able to work with a busy team on a day to day basis to get projects and task accomplished.  They will be also be responsible for billing and follow up on patient accounts, and must have an excellent understanding of accounting practices and procedures.  This position may help with fundraising, other research projects, and related office tasks.
This is a part time position (15-20 hrs per week), hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:15AM-2:15PM.  Pay is hourly and based on experience ($18-$26 per hour).  Potential benefits include some health insurance coverage (25%-50% of premium), retirement savings options, company sponsored training as needed.  This position is perfect for people looking to rejoin the workforce, partial retirees, nurses with flex schedules, etc.
 Applicant Requirements:
*Phlebotomy experience a plus*
*Nursing experience a plus*
BS in Biology or related field of study
Experienced laboratory technician
Outstanding office skills and experience
Strong communication skills
Macintosh Computer literacy: email, word processing, data entry, internet searches.  Filemaker Pro experience a must.
Ability to work independently
Outstanding patient care skills
Ability to follow instructions specifically
Understanding of patient confidentiality
References for the relevant job experience
All applicants must be legal US residents. Bedford Research Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.  Compensation is based on experience. Our offices and lab are located in Bedford MA.
To apply:
Email resume to: Ryan (a) bedfordresearch.org – Please DO NOT call
Please include a BRIEF cover letter detailing:
Experience and major areas of laboratory experience
Experience working independently and as a self-starter
Interest in or understanding of the controversial nature of our work

The Bedford Research Foundation is seeking a part time IT/database support technician

The Bedford Research Foundation is a world-renowned, private foundation specializing in research and clinical work that is not currently funded by the government / NIH. To learn more about the Foundation visit: www.bedfordresearch.org

Our busy laboratory and office has an opportunity for a professional and experienced individual to fit the role of part-time IT technician.  In this position, the successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of all computer workstations and associated software within the building.  The IT technician will also be the main point of contact for employees who are experiencing computer issues.  This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to join an established organization that has experienced significant growth recently.  This individual will also be able to find creative solutions to laboratory equipment and software related issues, as well as trouble shoot Mac to PC information conversion problems.

They will be able to advise and begin to implement network database and computer solutions, as well as advise on equipment and configuration of networking systems.  Additionally, they will have moderate to expert knowledge of Filemaker Pro for Mac to provide support to our laboratory systems operating that database.

Key IT technician responsibilities:

  • Assist personnel with installation, configuration and ongoing usability of system hardware and software
  • Offer operation and systems support to personnel
  • Verify functionality of hardware and software components
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues
  • Assist employees with computer problems and answer their questions
  • Conduct daily network backup operations

This is a part time position (15-20 hrs per week), hours are flexible.  Pay is hourly and based on experience ($25-40 per hour).  Potential benefits include some health insurance coverage (25%-50% of premium), retirement savings options, company sponsored training as needed.  This position is perfect for people looking to rejoin the workforce, partial retirees, entrepreneurs launching their own business

Applicant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3 years experience in computer network and systems maintenance
  • 2 year experience on current network operating systems
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage stress effectively in high-pressure situations
  • Understanding of IT principles and an ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to a varied audience
  • Strong sense of discretion and confidentiality required
  • Macintosh Computer literacy: email, word processing, data entry, internet searches.  Filemaker Pro experience a must.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow instructions specifically
  • References for the relevant job experience

All applicants must be legal US residents. Bedford Research Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.  Compensation is based on experience. Our offices and lab are located in Bedford MA.

To apply:
Email resume to: Ryan (a) bedfordresearch.org – Please DO NOT call

Please include a BRIEF cover letter detailing:
Past experience in IT support or laboratory setting
Experience working independently and as a self-starter
Interest in or understanding of the controversial nature of our work


Volunteers

The Foundation is always in need of fundraising and development volunteer help. If you would like to get involved and help us change the pace of progress – email: ryan (a) bedfordresearch.org. Thank you!