Laboratory Manager

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7107808 (Ref.No. 12687-en_US)
Posted: August 11, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The laboratory of Will Hudson at Baylor College of Medicine ( has a full-time position available for a lab manager. Baylor College of Medicine is a top-ranked medical school located in the Texas Medical Center, the largest biomedical complex in the world. The Hudson laboratory focuses on understanding the immune response to tumors and viruses, with the goal of creating better immunotherapies for cancer and infectious disease. 


The lab manager will manage and coordinate the research programs in the Hudson laboratory, working closely with the principal investigator, Dr. Hudson. The manager will also assist in the performance of experiments, including collecting and cataloging biological samples and mouse colony management. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience as a research assistant, research associate, or lab manager, preferably including prior supervisory experience in a laboratory setting.

Job Duties

  • Consults with the principal investigator to determine equipment purchase priorities based on budget, condition of existing equipment, and scheduled laboratory activities.
  • Assists with upkeep of mouse colony, including weaning, genotyping, and breeding of mice.
  • Prepares equipment for use and demonstrates use and care of equipment to other research personnel.
  • Arranges service cells for equipment requiring repair or maintenance.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and maintains inventories of required reagents.
  • Serves as biosafety officer for the laboratory.
  • Supervises laboratory personnel in a variety of lab duties.
  • Assists other laboratory personnel in performing experiments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Five years of relevant experience, with prior supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with mouse colony management highly preferred, including mouse genotyping, weaning, and breeding
  • Use of immunological techniques including lymphocyte isolation and flow cytometry



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.