Lab Manager

University of British Columbia

Workers – Non Union

Job Class

Job Profile
AAPS Salaried – Analysis and Facilitation, Stage A

Job Title
Lab Supervisor

Analysis Leslie Michael Smith Laboratories College of Science

Compensation Vary
$4,688.67 – $6,754.00 CAD Month-to-month

The Compensation Vary is the span between the minimal and most base wage for a place. The midpoint of the vary is roughly midway between the minimal and the utmost and represents an worker that possesses full job information, {qualifications} and expertise for the place. Within the regular course, workers can be employed, transferred or promoted between the minimal and midpoint of the wage vary for a job.

Posting Finish Date
September 26, 2023

Word: Functions can be accepted till 11:59 PM on the day previous to the Posting Finish Date above.

Job Finish Date

Oct 1, 2024

Job Abstract
The Lab Supervisor manages day-to-day analysis operations, monetary and personnel actions for a single-molecule biophysics and biotechnology lab on the MSL. The incumbent will work intently with the Principal Investigator for steering on growing and submitting analysis grant proposals, growing budgets and monetary projections, personnel appointments, onboarding/ offboarding of recent members, and common operating of the laboratory.
Organizational Standing
This place reviews on to the Precept Investigator, Dr. Sabrina Leslie. The Lab Supervisor will be a part of a staff of interdisciplinary scientists whose analysis focuses on pioneering tether-free, high-throughput, super-high-resolution imaging applied sciences for fundamental analysis on DNA/RNA/protein interactions and therapeutics. This consists of every day interactions with the Precept Investigator and roughly 15 lab members (put up docs, graduate and undergraduate college students). The Lab Supervisor will function the lab contact inside and out of doors the College.
Work Carried out

  • Manages the analysis laboratory funds together with funds forecasting, making ready complete monetary reviews and statements, resolves discrepancies and directs the switch of funds as needed.

  • Chargeable for the every day operations of the analysis laboratory, personnel onboarding, talk lab security tips, maintains laboratory infrastructure and provide inventories, and oversees gear repairs.

  • Gives suggestions to the Principal Investigator as regards to analysis bills, recruitment of trainees, and different associated actions.

  • Identifies, develops, prepares, edits and proofs paperwork, together with analysis grant functions, reporting documentation for funding businesses, scholar reviews, manuscripts, fellowship functions, sponsored analysis agreements and different contracts with non-academic analysis collaborators.

  • Develops relationships with suppliers and negotiates gear and provides purchases in session with the PI and different senior members of the lab.

  • Identifies and implements methods and procedures to make sure the secure operation of the analysis laboratory. Ensures compliance with security laws within the lab.

  • Coordinates conferences for analysis staff and different undertaking conferences.

  • Hires new trainees and employees, together with writing job descriptions, interviewing, onboarding and different associated duties.

  • Facilitates reappointments for employees and college students with division HR and supply suggestions on employees efficiency for hiring and retention choices.

  • Maintains lab web sites, troubleshoots errors.

  • Develops commonplace working procedures for analysis methodology with assist from lab scientists.

  • Acts because the laboratory consultant in a liaison capability with different analysis laboratories, outdoors businesses, establishments and industrial firms.

  • Carries out another associated duties as required in step with the {qualifications} and necessities of positions on this classification.

Consequence of Error/Judgement
Workout routines wonderful judgement, accountability and initiative in performing monetary and administrative duties. Errors in managing the laboratory monetary sources might lead to over-expenditure of the undertaking grants that would compromise funding, consequently impacting the analysis and the credibility of the Precept Investigator. The candidate will display discretion and tact when dealing with delicate info regarding trainees and employees.
Supervision Acquired
Works below minimal supervision and units personal priorities primarily based on workload. Receives particular directions solely on issues which depart from established coverage and process or has important monetary implications. Will train judgment within the execution of laboratory upkeep, buying of provides, and within the hiring and supervision of undergraduate college students.
Supervision Given
Gives steering and course to college students, college and employees.

Undergraduate in a related self-discipline. Minimal of two years of associated expertise or the equal mixture of training and expertise. Desire can be given to coaching within the discipline of biotechnology, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, biophysics, physics, chemistry or biochemistry. Complementary coaching in administration, finance, visible arts, or a communication associated self-discipline are appreciated. Demonstrated expertise with management or administration within the type of work, extracurricular, or volunteer expertise is an asset. Information and expertise with scientific analysis, analysis funds administration, hiring, process prioritization, undertaking administration, in addition to a information of college techniques, insurance policies and procedures are property.

  • Technical information and coaching in scientific instrumentation, and functions of imaging expertise to well being and organic analysis are helpful for this place.

  • Potential to take care of accuracy and a spotlight to element, while not shedding concentrate on the massive image.

  • Potential to investigate issues, establish key info and points, and contribute to options.

  • Potential to develop and preserve cooperative and productive working relationships.

  • Potential to empathize, display persistence and adapt to a variety of individuals.

  • Efficient oral and written communication abilities.

  • Show initiative in figuring out work priorities and meet deadlines, whereas having flexibility and responsiveness to altering wants.

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