• Laboratory Manager

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 2:06 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3258
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    US-MD-Bethesda
    Category
    Science
  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

     

    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

     

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Medical Science & Computing is searching for a Laboratory Manager to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland.

     

    • Maintain laboratory equipment, including scheduled maintenance and calibration procedures. Request service for equipment when required.
    • Organize, monitor and order laboratory supplies and reagents.
    • Collect and maintain laboratory documents.
    • Receive training and manage laboratory safety and waste in accordance to NIH policies.
    • Carry out laboratory procedures according to laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
    • Assist with the generation and updating of laboratory SOPs.
    • Receive and process human and animal biological samples.
    • Carry out and maintain primary tissue culture.
    • Mouse handling, injections, euthanasia, colony management.
    • Train new laboratory members in the correct use of equipment, application of techniques, laboratory protocols and NIH required training.
    • Carry out experiments, record accurate observations; maintain records; summarize results.
    • Participate in laboratory meetings.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or a related discipline.
    • Minimum two (2) years of experience in clinical or molecular biology laboratory.
    • Excellent work ethic.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and pay close attention to detail.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, readiness to work in collaboration.
    • Experience as a laboratory manager would be an advantage.
    • Experience with mouse models or cell culture would be an advantage.
    • Experience with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) would be an advantage.
    • A Masters in Sciences degree would be an advantage.

     

     

    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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