Baylor University's Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation is seeking a Lab Manager to support the mission of the university through the oversight of laboratory safety and ensuring regulatory compliance with policies and procedures.
*All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
A Bachelor's degree in Exercise or Biological Sciences, three years of relevant work experience and an active Christian faith are required. A Master's degree and five years of experience are preferred. Previous experience with bench research work is required, laboratory leadership experience preferred.
Laboratory Skills and Abilities:
Ability to operate all standard lab/office equipment and software including MS Office.
Demonstrated knowledge of work with bench equipment is required, previous experience with cell cultures preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work with human and animal models in a research setting.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with a diverse stakeholder population, including community partners, clients and staff.
Strong written and oral communication skills
What You Will Do
Oversee undergraduate and graduate trainees' daily research laboratory activities.
Update software and lab computers in consult with the Information Technology Services department.
Arrange on-site repair service for lab equipment when needed.
Make and maintain general lab chemical and cell culture stocks.
Consolidate lab order lists and place an order with research associate.
Support principal investigators' laboratory work.
Manage all research laboratories' chemical inventory, biohazard protocols, and institutional environmental health and safety certifications.
Oversee purchasing new or replacement equipment and supplies for all laboratories.
Oversee the scheduling of laboratory usage for research, classes, and community events.
Maintain an emergency crash cart.
Assist research faculty with equipment training when needed.
Maintain lab equipment via repair or scheduling external entities.
Work with faculty, graduate, and undergraduates to ensure research can be conducted safely and within the limitations of the laboratory setting.
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Ability to comply with university policies
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.