Laboratory Manager

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, NJ

ID: 7051460
Posted: May 15, 2018

Job Description

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School, is seeking a Laboratory Manager for the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, to coordinate the work and activities of two NIH funded laboratories. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Lab Manager will assign and supervise work of the postdoctoral fellows and technicians. These duties include physiological, biomedical, and molecular studies, as well as ordering supplies and equipment. In addition, the Lab Manager will help with IACUC protocols, lab safety monitoring, manuscripts and grant applications.

Leads the grant development process in support of Principal Investigators and Co-Investigators; monitors deadlines pertaining to grant submissions and edits, formats, and proofreads drafts in a timely manner.
Organizes and analyzes scientific data from multiple sources; oversees and prepares figures for submission.
Serves as a project manager for conversion of research data to an integrated database.
Oversees the preparation of manuscripts, including preparing, editing, and submitting manuscripts and abstracts.
Manages workflow for the consulting editor of peer-reviewed journals; serves as a liaison between consulting editor, reviewers, and journal staff.
Oversees IACUC and IRB protocols; ensures IACUC annual renewals and amendments are submitted and tracked; designs flow charts to concisely depict experimental designs.
Supervises Postdoctoral Fellows and Technicians, including training and assigning work.
Orders supplies and equipment; monitors and ensures continued laboratory safety.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 29S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 77802.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 98420.000
Annual Maximum Salary 119037.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP
Minimum Education and Experience
Master’s Degree in a relevant science with at least 5 years of laboratory experience with a strong background in molecular biology.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Outstanding human relations and leadership skills and the ability to function in a team environment.
Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
Must be available to work flexible hours on short notice, including overtime and some weekends and holidays.
Preferred Qualifications
PhD Degree preferred, but not essential.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position involves prolonged standing, walking and sitting. Hearing and speech capabilities necessary to communicate with other researchers and staff in person, on the telephone and by e-mail. Vision capable of viewing computer monitors, charts, forms, text and numbers for prolonged periods. Ability to lift or exert up to 25 lbs.

Special Conditions
Posting Details
Posting Number 18ST1544
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
Location Details
Pre-employment Screenings
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

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