At the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center we take pride in our mission to serve as the “hub” of the Massachusetts life sciences ecosystem. We encourage innovation through investments in good science and good business, strengthen and protect Massachusetts’ global leadership position in the life sciences, accelerate the commercialization of promising treatments, therapies, and cures that will improve patient care, create jobs, and drive economic and STEM workforce development.

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center offers competitive pay and benefits, in addition to opportunities to learn and grow.

Current Openings

Program Manager, Industry Strategy and Investments
Under the direct supervision of the Vice President, Industry Strategy and Investments, this individual is responsible for supporting all aspects of the execution of the Center’s industry programs including: conducting research and gathering support for the Center’s programs; initiating program launch; implementing application processes; and coordinating applications evaluation through review processes. This person will also serve as the Center’s point person for managed programs, providing updates to teams and external stakeholders when necessary. This individual will manage ongoing support for existing and new initiatives by identifying problems, defining success metrics, determining the audience, utilizing data to produce program evaluations. The Program Manager will assist in preparation for key meetings including coordination and interaction of participants, materials preparation, and meeting planning. This staff member will collaborate extensively with other departments at the Center on an as needed basis. Learn more. Apply now.

Program Associate, Industry Strategy and Investments
Oversees MLSC involvement in joint programs, such as the Neuroscience Consortium, including sponsorship, supporting partners, and collecting deliverables. Supports entire team’s application and review process via online application system. Provide guidance to program applicants, including general outreach and application-specific information. Coordinates with external reviewers to determine timing of review panel and collects and provides materials to the reviewers. Maintain detailed records of investments including metrics around program success. Collects deliverables and reporting from previous awardees, helps maintain tracking of the portfolio. Connects with past program awardees routinely to assess project success and prepare these updates for external communication. Supports research of new initiatives and investment priorities. Assists with reimbursement process for program awardees. Designs PowerPoints to summarize program goals, requirements, applicants, success stories, etc. Manages and maintains a database of capital equipment purchased by MLSC and marketed for the use by industry and academic scientists. Coordinates roundtable and panel events to convene thought-leaders in specific scientific sectors. Reports to Vice President, Industry Strategy and Investments, while supporting Director, and Program Manager on execution of all other Industry Strategy and Investments goals, as needed. Learn more. Apply now.

Staff Accountant
Under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Finance, the Accounting and Grants Administrator is responsible for supporting the Center’s accounting and grant processing operations. Process accounts payable by receiving all incoming invoices; match with purchase orders; create payment reporting; create bank files and validate weekly ACH run. Assist with month-end close including journal entries in NetSuite and credit card reconciliation. Analyze the general ledger including monthly balance sheet, account reconciliation and expense analysis. Investigate significant or unusual variances and record correcting adjustments as necessary. Participate in monthly financial statement review meetings and assist in preparation of financial reports for the Board of Directors, and more. Learn more. Apply now.

Workforce Partnerships Associate
Along with the Senior Director of Business Development & Workforce Partnerships, the Workforce Partnerships Associate will directly engage life science companies to assess and address their workforce development needs, connect them with existing government and nonprofit resources, and where necessary, assist in developing new programming to serve ongoing, unmet needs within the current and future talent pipelines. This is primarily an external client-facing role that is a key support for the BD & Workforce teams, as they work to connect companies with talent, and welcome a broad and diverse spectrum of Massachusetts residents into fulfilling, productive careers in the life sciences industry. Learn more. Apply now.

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.