Laboratory Manager - Cellular Genetics

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Cambridge, ENGLAND

The Cellular Genetics Programme is looking for a experienced laboratory managers to support the research activities of multiple research groups; being the primary contact for newly recruited faculty members. The Programme is focused on cell-atlasing and aims to map tissues by combining single cell transcriptomics, spatial genomics and computational methodologies to build full-transcriptome three dimensional (3D) models of cells in their tissue context, with the long-term ambition of building a 3D whole-body atlas at single cell resolution.

You would be involved in supporting the day-to-day running of the laboratories, to establish safe and productive working environment; working together with all members of the Cellular Genetics Wet Lab Support Team.

Duties would include:

  • procurement and monitoring of consumables and reagents,
  • acquisition and maintenance of laboratory equipment,
  • ensuring all work carried out is compliant with the Institute’s health and safety regulations and research policies,
  • tracking and assisting in the management and delivery of the Programme’s diverse project portfolio.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and adaptable individual to gain exposure to novel technologies and support the cutting edge science being delivered within the Cellular Genetics Programme.

Essential Skills

Technical Skills:

  • Educated to PhD level in biological sciences or equivalent work experience 
  • In depth knowledge and experience of practical laboratory work 
  • Significant practical experience of core molecular biology techniques, including sample handling, PCR, RNA/DNA purification, library preparation and similar 
  • Practical experience of working with MS Office 
  • Knowledge of laboratory health and safety regulations 
  • Experience of working with human tissue samples/the Human Tissue Act 

Competencies and Behaviours

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills 
  • Excellent record-keeping skills 
  • Ability to work without extensive supervision 
  • Good written and oral communications skills 
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Good problem solving skills 

Other information

Part time hours:

We welcome applications for this position that are looking for part time hours (minimum 22.5 hours) and equal consideration will be given to individuals regardless of their working preferences.

Application Process:

Please apply with your CV and a Cover letter outlining your suitability for the role addressing the criteria set out above and in the job description.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the role may close early if a successful appointment is made.

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