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Boston University LAB MANAGER, School of Dental Medicine, Periodontology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

LAB MANAGER, School of Dental Medicine, Periodontology



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Grade 46

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The lab manager will maintain supplies and facilitate all aspects of the daily operations of the laboratory. This includes coordination of all routine maintenance schedules, ordering lab supplies, and helping to ensure that all safety and regulatory requirements are met. The incumbent will help to train students, both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral, and new laboratory personnel in basic laboratory techniques and correct instrument usage. They will carry out experiments as directed by the Principal Investigator. These experiments may be done in collaboration with other laboratory personnel, or may be independent research projects, depending on what is required at the time.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage billing and payment procedures, order, track and organize lab supplies

  • Oversee laboratory safety

  • Manage inventories

  • Provide support for scheduled meetings or seminars

  • External collaboration with vendors

  • Basic laboratory maintenance including machine maintenance

  • Reporting in a timely and accurate manner

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in a science field required

  • 2-4 years of experience required

  • Relevant experience in administrative skills or accounting a plus, as well as familiarity with cellular and molecular laboratory techniques

  • Lab Manager responsibilities require advanced written communication skill

  • Proficiency in Excel and business management software is a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.