Laboratory Manager

Washington D.C.
Oct 12, 2017
Nov 16, 2017
Full Time

Job Description Summary

A Laboratory Manager Position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Inhee Chung in the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

The Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology is home to some of the University’s leading educators and researchers. As a modern biomedical research department, faculty members direct NIH-funded projects, with a focus on molecular, cellular, developmental, and physiological aspects in the field of cell and regenerative biology.

The Chung lab focuses on understanding how membrane associated oncoproteins contribute to metastatic cancer progression. We use cutting-edge single-molecule and super-resolution microscopic methods, and biophysical and mathematical approaches, as well as conventional biological techniques.

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated lab manager to assist with setting up a new lab, manage day-to-day lab business, and actively participate in research projects. This position is initially for one year, with an option for renewal.

Duties include:

  • Partners with the PI to set up a new lab
  • Create inventory, DNA, and order lists
  • Order lab supplies (includes procurement and planning supplies of experiments)
  • Maintain general organization and functionality within the lab
  • Organize and update lab protocols
  • Train and supervise students on lab techniques and briefs all of lab protocols
  • Maintain animal inventory (organization and coding of animal colony)
  • Perform techniques including: mutagenesis, cloning, PCR, tissue culture, Western Blot, immuno-precipitation, chromatography, transfection, stable cell line generation
  • Perform experiments using animal and molecular biology techniques independently
  • Plan and execute lab experiments

This position performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 5 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Desired Qualifications

1) Adept in biochemistry techniques (immunoblotting, immuno-precipitation, chromatography) and molecular

biology methods (cloning, mutagenesis).

2) Experience with mouse models.

3) Well organized, independent, and responsible team player.


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