Manager, BSL2 Protein Production Laboratory

University of British Columbia

Workers – Non Union

Job Class

Job Profile
AAPS Salaried – Analysis and Facilitation, Degree C

Job Title
Supervisor, BSL2 Protein Manufacturing Laboratory

Strynadka Laboratory Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology College of Drugs

Compensation Vary
$6,551.00 – $9,418.83 CAD Month-to-month

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Posting Finish Date
November 29, 2023

Observe: Purposes shall be accepted till 11:59 PM on the day previous to the Posting Finish Date above.

Job Finish Date

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Job Abstract
The Laboratory of Dr. Natalie Strynadka is at present looking for to rent a Supervisor, BSL2 Protein Manufacturing Laboratory with sturdy molecular biology and membrane protein manufacturing expertise to handle a BSL2 protein manufacturing facility on the College of British Columbia (UBC) inside the Life Sciences Institute situated on the Vancouver campus. Funded by means of the Canada Basis of Innovation and different nationwide funding packages, our analysis is concentrated on exploring frontiers in structural biology, with the central aim of accelerating the event of efficient therapeutic brokers. The analysis program is very interdisciplinary, capitalizing on collaborations cross institute, cross UBC in addition to nationally and internationally and spanning each the educational and industrial sectors. The Laboratory Supervisor shall be accountable for managing and overseeing multi-disciplinary facility analysis tasks each internally and collaboratively. This contains designing, overseeing, and making certain environment friendly execution of tasks inside set timelines and budgets. The position additionally includes offering operational oversight, scheduling and upkeep experience for an intensive suite of molecular biology and protein manufacturing tools for each prokyaryotic and eukaryotic cell expression and isolation, together with personalized procedures for membrane proteins.
Organizational Standing
The incumbent experiences to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Natalie Strynadka and works intently with the opposite researchers and stakeholders engaged with the analysis program.
Work Carried out

Administration, coordination, and communication for all multi-disciplinary facility analysis tasks (inner tasks and exterior collaborative analysis)

  • Design, develop and oversee analysis tasks, collaborating with educational and trade teams and make sure the tasks are executed effectively, on time, and inside price range.
  • Collaborate on the event of strategic analysis plans and facilitate the event of contracts and analysis agreements.
  • Develop and handle contract budgets, communications and formal experiences on analysis progress and facility utilization.
  • Develop documentation and acquire crucial approvals, together with growth and submission of facility security certificates purposes, materials and knowledge sharing agreements.
  • Present strategic steerage to researchers, workers and trainees, figuring out alternatives for enchancment and providing options to analysis challenges.
  • Plan and coordinate pattern submissions for all facility analysis tasks.
  • Implement analysis strategic targets and goals of the consumer group by making certain sources can be found to realize targets.
  • Present experience, course and technical information to workers within the BSL2 protein suite on innovative molecular biology and protein manufacturing methods, in addition to session on mission work, specimen preparation and knowledge assortment help for inner and exterior collaborative analysis tasks.
  • Coordinate conferences with key stakeholders to disseminate knowledge, focus on suggestions on analysis methodology and facilitate consensus.
  • Create and set up new analysis collaborations.

Oversee the day-to-day operation of the BSL2 protein manufacturing facility

  • Schedule upkeep, devolve and execute secure operation tips.
  • Coordinate superior service with the numerous service engineers to make sure optimum efficiency of the tools.
  • Supervise and practice BSL2 protein manufacturing suite help workers and facility customers to make sure secure, environment friendly use and performance of the power.
  • Forecast and report price range necessities for facility bills, stock acquisition, in addition to use and analysis productiveness of the varied devices.

Different Tasks

  • Help in writing, reviewing and submitting analysis publications and grant purposes together with facility researchers.
  • Carry out different associated duties as required.

Consequence of Error/Judgement
The incumbent should constantly train sound judgement and discretion within the general coordination and administration of analysis tasks. The influence of choices and consequence of error is critical. It’s of the utmost significance to take care of confidentiality, diplomacy, integrity, and safety of research knowledge. Errors or omissions in analysis procedures, analyses, or ineffective mentorship may result in lack of accomplice relationships, funding or selections that adversely have an effect on the effectiveness and repute of this system.
Supervision Acquired
The place works independently below broad directives from the Principal Investigator, Dr. Natalie Strynadka.
Supervision Given
The Supervisor, BSL2 Protein manufacturing facility, in session with the PI, will present basic course to and supervision of analysis assistants, trainees and students within the analysis lab. The person could supervise extra junior workers that help facility operations.
Minimal {Qualifications}
For analysis work, a post-graduate diploma or equal skilled designation with a minimal of 4 years of associated expertise, or an equal mixture of training and expertise. In any other case, an undergraduate diploma in a related self-discipline is required with a minimal of six years of associated expertise, or an equal mixture of training and expertise.
– Willingness to respect numerous views, together with views in battle with one’s personal

– Demonstrates a dedication to enhancing one’s personal consciousness, information, and expertise associated to fairness, range, and inclusion

Most well-liked {Qualifications}

  • MSc and/or skilled diploma in a related self-discipline, ideally post-graduate stage.
  • Expertise within the administration, operation and upkeep of infrastructure and strategies requisite to molecular biology and each prokaryotic and eukaryotic protein overexpression/purification in a BSL2 setting with a specific emphasis on membrane proteins and membrane protein assemblies.
  • Most well-liked expertise in facility administration actions together with primary and superior coaching and analysis of customers within the BSL2 protein manufacturing workflow, supervision of personnel, useful resource administration, and vendor engagement are desired.
  • Expertise in evaluation of organic methods for protein overexpression.
  • Demonstrated competency in educational or technical writing and communication.
  • Capacity to handle successfully in a dynamic setting which requires multi-tasking, and dealing successfully below stress to satisfy deadlines.
  • Possess sturdy time administration and organizational expertise.
  • Capacity to prioritize and work successfully below stress to satisfy deadlines.
  • Excessive-level interpersonal communications expertise and the power to liaise with workers and analysis college students, skilled/technical workers, industrial collaborators, distributors and repair engineers.
  • Proficiency in using relational databases for pattern submission and stock monitoring.
  • Data of college insurance policies, procedures, governance and administrative methods for analysis carried out in a college setting, together with moral necessities.
  • Capacity to efficiently foster and preserve relationships with numerous exterior stakeholders.
  • Capacity to speak with diplomacy, tact, and integrity in each verbal and written communication.

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