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Generation Bio Manager / Senior Manager, Laboratory Operations in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Generation Bio is a biotechnology company leading a new generation of gene therapy. With our proprietary re-dosable ceDNA technology, we are expanding the reach of gene therapy At Generation Bio, our goal is to bring the life-saving benefits of gene therapy to more people, living with a broader range of diseases, in more places around the world. Our vision is to make the ravages of genetic disease as imaginary to the next generation as polio feels to children today.

We are a thriving, collaborative, creative community of diverse talents, beliefs, and experiences relentlessly dedicated to our mission. Founded and launched by Atlas Venture. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Committed to a future where more people can live full lives.

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Generation Bio seeks an energetic and highly motivated individual to manage the operations of Generation Bio’s research laboratories. This individual hired will also serve as the primary contact for laboratory staff and vendors. This is a very crossfunctional and highly visible role which will impact the growth of Generation Bio tremendously.


  • Managing existing and/or developing new systems/processes to improve laboratory operations, manage vendor relationships and service contracts, etc.

  • Develop and oversee Generation Bio’s laboratory environmental health and safety program.

  • Manage the storage and cataloging of samples and document protocols and collaborate with the principal scientists and other lab members to oversee the lab's research activities.

  • Provide training on general lab operations, onboarding of new laboratory-based staff, equipment, protocols, and safety.

  • Work directly with Sourcing and Procurement functions to manage consumable supply inventories and laboratory orders.

  • Supervision of onsite personnel and facilities oversight throughout the laboratories. (e.g., researching, procuring, and maintaining equipment/instruments, Hazardous and Nonhazardous waste management and routine maintenance, organizing clean-ups and safety inspections.

  • Maintain the asset management database and assist in the preparation of budget and asset management.

  • Inventory and maintain biological/chemical registrations and inventories.

  • Maintain laboratory SharePoint website, laboratory software/licenses, data storage, and workstations, ensuring appropriate record-keeping.

  • All other duties as requested.


  • Bachelors degree in a life sciences discipline

  • 5+ years of experience in a lab management role preferred

  • Experience working in an industry environment preferred

  • Experience developing training materials for lab safety and operations

  • Experience developing and optimizing systems to ensure efficient lab management

  • Experience working in a fast paced laboratory environment

POSITION: Full-Time, Exempt

EEOC Statement: Generation Bio believes in a diverse environment and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Generation Bio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.