The Laboratory Manager has operational oversight of assigned laboratories. Performs complex and routine experiments, develops and implements assays, protocols and operating procedures. Monitors adherence to JHU and departmental and animal use and care policies and procedures. Provide supervision and technical assistance to research study staff on all aspects of laboratory operations, animal procedures and welfare, data collection, data management, and analysis with a high level of independence and minimal supervision. Responsible for Institutional Review Boards (IRB) matters, including communications with the IRB and coordinating the maintenance of study regulatory files and site visits with sponsorsManges preparation of reports and work with the Principal Investigator (PI) and study investigators to provide data for manuscripts and funding applications. Responsible for the efficient utilization of assigned resources and for planning future research and development, staffing, equipment and space. Develops capital and operating budget requirements designed to meet current and future needs of the laboratories.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises, orients, trains, and develops staff of assigned laboratories. Plans, coordinates staffing patterns to effectively and efficiently support the department. Insures training and compliance of anyone working in the laboratory.
Participates in the specification, design, implementation, and modification of projects related to assigned labs. Prepares test plan data to ensure quality and integrity. Oversees and participates in study record management and data collection. Assists with preparation of technical reports, manuscripts, abstracts, invention disclosures, presentations, and funding applications. Performs complex and routine testing; following both established and new protocols. As a translational immunology lab, it is preferable if the applicant is familiar with: 1) routine sterile cell culture; 2) flow cytometry; 3) protein analysis and purification; 4) molecular biology and 5) animal handling.
Responsible for compliance and audit preparation of assigned laboratory area for IRB, ACUC, CLIA, CAP, The Joint Commission, and/or other regulatory reviews. Coordinates and maintains all regulatory binders, logs and audits.
Operates, troubleshoots, and performs preventative maintenance of laboratory equipment related to this specialty. Orders supplies and acquisition of equipment and procurement of service contracts.
Supports and trainss staff, students, residents and others. Serve as a resource for investigators and collaborators.
Organizes, and leads assigned meetings. Attends meetings (including national), as required.
Performs miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or related field.
5 years related laboratory experience.
Master's degree with related graduate research, may substitute for some experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience in a related laboratory carrying out cell and molecular biology methods. Experience in mouse animal models.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to operate and maintain laboratory equipment in a specialty lab.
Computer competency is required.
Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and training skills.
Experience supervising others. Experience coordinating, conducting and managing studies.
Experience with IRB and ACUC regulatory matters.
JHU Equivalency Formula:30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Classified Title: Laboratory Manager Working Title: Laboratory Manager Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495 - $72,210 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003063-SOM Pat Surgical Pathology Personnel area: School of Medicine
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.