THIS IS A TIMELIMITEDPOSITIONWITH AN ESTIMATEDDURATION OF 3 YEARS.
The Laboratory Manager will oversee day-to-day operations of the laboratory including ordering laboratory supplies, keeping laboratory inventory current and tracking laboratory expenses. This position will act as the laboratory safety officer and will maintain laboratory safety protocols, develop standard operating procedures and manage laboratory databases. The Lab Manager will be required to have a high level of knowledge and experience with virology and biochemical lab methods to be performed on a daily basis. This position will also be responsible for training incoming lab personnel in laboratory safety and in maintaining appropriate certifications. The Laboratory Manager will be responsible for quality control, and for work being carried out in accordance with established methodology, standards and procedures and in accordance with the requirements of research protocols and will assist in manuscript preparation and grant submissions.
This position will provide administrative support related to the day to day operations of the laboratory including, but not limited to: the on-boarding of new personnel, managing all equipment purchases, scheduling and managing key laboratory meetings, and obtaining and providing laboratory descriptions and approvals needed for funding applications or equipment grants. This position will also assist in training new employees (UNC and Viiv) with the mastery of commonly used lab techniques in an HIV laboratory environment.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
This position requires experience with molecular biology and biochemical laboratory methods, including BSL2 culture techniques and knowledge of flow cytometry. Demonstrated skills in scientific and verbal communications are required. Strong organizational skills are required.
Knowledge of HIV virology and immunology is useful and preferred. Prefer at least 2 years of experience with molecular biology and biochemical laboratory methods.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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