Laboratory Manager/Research Technician

Laboratory Manager/Research Technician Job Responsibilities:

Experienced and motivated lab manager and research technician to assist with daily operations of a dynamic gene therapy research lab and support development activities. The position involves managing day-to-day lab activities, including but not limited to purchase and organization of reagents and supplies, maintenance of lab equipment, and simple experimental and administrative support to a dedicated team of scientists.

Laboratory Manager Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Organize and maintain structure of the lab, managing day-to-day activities and coordinating meetings with external partners

  • Be responsible for shipping and receiving of materials

  • Participate and coordinate daily lab tasks, including maintenance of mammalian cell culture lines, and other simple lab experiments to support scientists

  • Oversee operation and maintenance of essential equipment, maintaining all service records and contracts

  • Ensure supply inventory is adequate and act as primary resource for purchasing, managing vendor relationships

  • Assist in development, implementation and maintenance of laboratory guidelines and standard operating procedures

  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal safety regulations, participate in training personnel on lab safety, conduct, standards

  • Support preparation of proposals, presentations, and publications

Laboratory Manager Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biological or health sciences and 1-2 years of relevant experience

  • Experience in a biological laboratory environment, working with standard operating procedures, and safety while working in a viral vector lab

  • Background in managing processes, organizing and smoothly running a lab, maintaining high quality

  • Knowledge of standard molecular and cellular biology, and viral vectors is a plus

  • Requirements: good inter-personnel skills, team player, can-do attitude, high sense of accountability, and precise organizational skills

About Rocket:

Rocket is a gene therapy company working to bring hope and relief to patients with undertreated rare diseases through the development of curative first-in-class genemodified cell therapies.

Interested in joining our team?

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