Laboratory Manager

George Mason University - Fairfax, VA (25 days ago)4.2


Laboratory Manager, Bioengineering

The George Mason University Department of Bioengineering, in the Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE), invites applications for a non-student hourly position as a Laboratory Manager. Salary for the position will be commensurate with experience. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:
Leads students and assist faculty with the development of educational/research projects;
Uses a wide variety of lab techniques, research equipment and research related software;
Manages instructional laboratories, including maintaining and troubleshooting equipment, initiating capital equipment purchases, arranging service contracts on capital equipment, and managing inventories of the lab and purchasing;
Oversees general upkeep of the laboratory that complies with institutional policies, biosafety guidelines and maintaining inspection records;
Generates records such as laboratory notebooks, reports, and standard operating procedures in accordance with institutional best practices;
Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
High School diploma, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Some laboratory management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
BS degree or be very near to completing such a degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related field;
Experience working with students and supervising teams of students to achieve assigned project goals/objectives.

The Bioengineering Department at Mason (http://bioengineering.gmu.edu/) was established in 2010, and has rapidly grown to 16 full-time faculty. The current research and educational focus areas are biomedical imaging and devices, neurotechnology and computational neuroscience, biomaterials and nanomedicine, and computational biomedicine. The department has a thriving ABET-accredited undergraduate program with enrollment of over 220 students, a new rapidly-growing PhD program, and brand-new MS program starting in Fall 2018.

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields, and in 2016 was classified as an R1 research institution. The main campus is located in Fairfax in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. Northern Virginia is home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation, providing excellent opportunities for interaction with government agencies and industry.

Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must complete and submit the online application for position number WG9733 at http://jobs.gmu.edu, and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Laurence Bray, Department of Bioengineering, at lbray2@gmu.edu.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: October 4, 2018