We are seeking a full-time Laboratory Manager who is available immediately to support a research program examining immune responses to two pathogens: influenza virus and Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Administrative oversight of the laboratory and help with experiments as needed.
Ensure biosafety procedures are appropriately set-up and enforced, reagents are appropriately stored and evaluated, research equipment is maintained, and logs are kept, and laboratory personnel receives training and is following procedures.
Responsible also for ordering reagents, developing, and keeping reagent databases and provide oversight of mouse colonies.
Conduct experiments after discussion with the principal investigator and help other laboratory personnel with experiments as needed and time allows and maintain accurate records and results of their work.
Overall organization of the laboratory and its personnel.
Provide training and oversight of others working in the laboratory.
Maintain records and ensure adherence to all regulatory requirements.
Help with research experiments.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Experience with biosafety level 2 organisms.
Effective organizational and communication skills, both orally and in writing, are important for this position.
Comfortable with basic cell biology assays and in conducting experiments with mice; be able to use sterile technique, be comfortable working with biosafety level 2 organisms and they must understand and utilize safe and proper techniques for handling of biohazardous materials.
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.
Five years related experience, including proven technical knowledge and laboratory experience.
Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Previous experience in laboratory management and/or senior technical experience in related areas of research.
Understanding of regulatory requirements for running a BSL2 laboratory.
Classified Title: Laboratory Manager Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $54,080-$74,390-$94,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: W Harry Feinstone Dpt Molec Mblgy Imlgy Personnel area: School of Public Health
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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