The lab manager will maintain supplies and facilitate all aspects of the daily operations of the laboratory. This includes coordination of all routine maintenance schedules, ordering lab supplies, and helping to ensure that all safety and regulatory requirements are met. The incumbent will help to train students, both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral, and new laboratory personnel in basic laboratory techniques and correct instrument usage. They will carry out experiments as directed by the Principal Investigator. These experiments may be done in collaboration with other laboratory personnel, or may be independent research projects, depending on what is required at the time.
Manage billing and payment procedures, order, track and organize lab supplies
Oversee laboratory safety
Provide support for scheduled meetings or seminars
External collaboration with vendors
Basic laboratory maintenance including machine maintenance
Reporting in a timely and accurate manner
Bachelor's degree in a science field required
2-4 years of experience required
Relevant experience in administrative skills or accounting a plus, as well as familiarity with cellular and molecular laboratory techniques
Lab Manager responsibilities require advanced written communication skill
Proficiency in Excel and business management software is a plus
Individuals seeking employment with BU may be subject to the following suitability requirements. Failure to meet any of these requirements may result in ineligibility for employment:
Criminal Background Check: To be completed in accordance with BU Public Safety guidelines and all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Basic Background Check: Includes, but is not limited to, verification of:
Social Security Number;
Licenses and credentials, if applicable
Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI) check;
documented proof of immunizations for:
Two Measles, Mumps Rubella (MMR) - live vaccine or titers indicating immunity to Measles , Mumps and Rubella
Three Hepatitis B - recombinant vaccine and a Hep B Surface Antibody titer indicating immunity or a signed declination for Hepatitis B Vaccine
Two Varicella-zoster live-virus vaccine, or Varicella IGG AB titer indicating immunity
TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis i.e. whooping cough) within last ten years
Influenza vaccine or signed declination
IGRA Tuberculosis blood test.
Positive TST with Chest Xray and treatment information
Medical Clearance Process: Medical Clearance Process: includes Occupational Health evaluation and immunization/titer level review. Must be eligible to receive required vaccinations as needed
References: We require 2-3 professional references (no friends or family) with at least 1 previous supervisor.
Continued employment/ affiliation is contingent upon strict adherence, at all times, to all applicable safety and security rules, procedures, and protocols, as well as required training regimens.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 1097
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