Rockefeller University Laboratory Manager in New York, New York
Job Title Laboratory Manager
Laboratory / Department Host-Pathogen Biology
Our lab has developed novel CRISPR-based tools for functional genomics in the globally important pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis . At Rockefeller, you will join a dynamic research team to investigate the mechanisms that enable this bacterium to cause disease and evade current antibiotics, with the long-term goal of developing new strategies to improve control of this pandemic.
Under direction from the Laboratory Head, the Laboratory Manager will perform research and lab administration in the Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Biology at Rockefeller University. Research responsibilities will include conducting experiments across multiple projects central to the laboratory's research on tuberculosis; projects will utilize genome-scale forward genetics and molecular biology to elucidate the mechanisms Mycobacterium tuberculosis uses to survive antibiotic therapy and persist in the host. Will perform molecular cloning, tissue culture, gene expression analysis, next-generation sequencing, and work with cellular and animal models. Lab administration and management responsibilities include maintaining lab databases, procedures, and protocols; serving as a primary point of contact between the laboratory and vendors, the University, IACUC, and EHS; and ensuring that lab members comply with all laboratory rules and regulations and provide training when necessary, including in BSL2 and BSL3 practices. Will also negotiate with vendors for the purchase, maintenance, and calibration of equipment, check supply levels, place orders, and store and distribute new supplies. #INDRES21
Master's or Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences required. Must have a minimum of two years of laboratory experience and training in microbiology, molecular biology, immunology, or a related field. Prior experience working in a BSL3 laboratory is strongly preferred. Must be willing to be trained and work in biosafety level 2 and 3 (BSL2 and BSL3) environments, including mice. Must have strong communication and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and work effectively as part of a dynamic team to reach challenging milestones promptly.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans