The candidate will provide operational and administrative leadership and technical guidance to all staff and student/trainees in the laboratory. The candidate will be directly accountable to the Principal Investigator for all operational and scientific issues in the lab. Responsibilities include developing and ensuring compliance with lab policies and standardized protocols where applicable, monitoring levels of reagent and equipment usage, and assisting lab members with logistical aspects of experimental design and execution.
• Monitors level of equipment usage in the laboratory, orders reagents and consumables, oversees general management of laboratory space and operation.
• Supervises students and trainees within the laboratory and ensures proper adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all users of the laboratory space.
• Provides training to all staff, students and other users of the laboratory space to ensure compliance with safety standards as mandated by PHSA/BCCA/BCCRC. Ensures incident reports and complaints are filed, reviewed and followed up and ensures required certifications (Ethics, Radiation, Biohazard etc) and renewals are applied for and received in a timely fashion as required.
• May conduct research experiments independently and contribute to the writing of manuscripts, publications and grant proposals to support PI’s research program as required.
PhD in a related discipline plus 2-5 years experience in a research or laboratory environment.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, coupled with excellent organization and project management skills. Ability to supervise. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong time management and the ability to multi-task with multiple priorities. Strong attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure and independently with minimal supervision and/or direction as part of the management team. Demonstrated analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills. Advanced knowledge of laboratory products and equipment and an in-depth knowledge of WHMIS, WCB and Occupational Health and Safety standards.
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