Lab Manager, Bioengineering

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
20 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Sep 2020
Ref
JR00015784
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description Summary

Penn Engineering’s world-acclaimed faculty, state-of-the-art research laboratories and highly interdisciplinary curricula offer an experience that is unparalleled. Innovation and technology drive every program and transform the fundamentals of what future engineers are learning. http://www.seas.upenn.edu/

The Lab Manager in the Huh Lab in the Department of Bioengineering at Penn Engineering will be charge of: establishing and managing a database of laboratory orders; maintaining various types of equipment in the Huh group; developing and managing inventories of research materials; managing laboratory protocols; organizing group meetings and discussion sessions; and holding orientations and training sessions for new lab members. The position will participate in highly varied interdisciplinary research projects and play a supporting role in the production of research publications and presentations.

Job Description

The Lab Manager in the Huh Lab in the Department of Bioengineering at Penn Engineering will be charge of: establishing and managing a database of laboratory orders; maintaining various types of equipment in the Huh group used for cell culture, microfabrication, and microscopy; developing and managing inventories of research materials; managing laboratory protocols for safe use and maintenance of biological and chemical materials; organizing group meetings and discussion sessions; and holding orientations and training sessions for new lab members. The position will also utilize knowledge of cell biology, microfabrication, and microfluidics to participate in highly varied interdisciplinary research projects and play a supporting role in the production of research publications and presentations.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years of experience as a research technician or laboratory manager or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Significant research background in bioengineering and microengineering.

Working Conditions

Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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