Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Laboratory Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a large and sophisticated research lab, primarily supported by NIH grants. Provides oversight and supervision of technicians and provides support to postdoctoral fellows, students, research faculty and others.
Coordinates and assists in the management of a large mouse colony, organization of experiments and use of core facilities. the Lab Manager will also develop new techniques; devise and write research and IACUC protocols; and ensure compliance with lab safety measures and reporting. Will perform procedures unique to the lab including manipulation and genotyping of mice. Responsible for purchasing supplies for the laboratory including obtaining quotes from vendors and reconciling orders and deliveries. Maintains inventory of supplies, reagent utilization and equipment, schedules regular equipment maintenance. Serve as primary liaison between laboratory and vendors, Environmental Health and Safety, Radiation Safety, Fire Safety and IRB. Additionally, will be responsible for ensuring a structured, organized environment for the smooth operation of the lab. Performs additional responsibilities as needed.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree would substitute for experience. Experience in research design and analysis is required, as well as knowledge and understanding of molecular biology, mouse husbandry and genetics. Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to write effectively.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with mice, including manipulation and genotyping of mice highly desirable.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_172882
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