The Laboratory Manager will lead and contribute to ongoing and new research projects in the Center for Systems Biology of Oxygen Sensing. Principal contribution is providing leadership in applying the principles and knowledge relevant to the administration and support of the research projects. Under limited direction, performs complex lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making contributions to methodology. Manage data collection and analysis. Conducts literature reviews. Oversees the management of administrative aspects of the research project including tracking project expenditures, participating in negotiations of laboratory equipment and research supplies. Trains and oversees the work of research support personnel. Responsibilities may include the following laboratory duties: participate in study design and implementation, independently performing complex technical duties; recognizing abnormal results and varying conditions or procedures to correct problems; monitoring and troubleshooting equipment; overseeing the ordering of supplies and maintenance of laboratory inventory; and ensuring laboratory compliance with all safety requirements. The Laboratory Manager will conduct molecular, biochemical and morphological experiments for multiple projects, work with technicians, staff scientists, and principle investigators to advance the Center's research.
Conduct molecular biochemical and/or morphological studies on endogenous and cloned proteins; perform computational analyses of large data-sets (RNA seq and genomic seq analysis).
Laboratory management (40%): Maintain a well-stocked, organized laboratory; facilitate and participate in smooth and collegial operation of the research group; train new laboratory members in research protocols; prepare molecular reagents, solutions, cells; supervise compliance with safety requirements.
Knowledge in relevant scientific field.
Knowledge of research techniques or methods .
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Attention to detail.
Ability to train others
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Maintenance of equipment and instruments.
Additional Job Description:
Education and Experience: Advanced degree in a field of study relevant to the research being conducted required. Three to five years of relevant experience required.
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