Lab Manager

University of British Columbia

Employees – Non Union

Job Class

Job Profile
AAPS Salaried – Analysis and Facilitation, Degree A

Job Title
Lab Supervisor

Analysis Leslie Michael Smith Laboratories College of Science

Compensation Vary
$4,688.67 – $6,754.00 CAD Month-to-month

The Compensation Vary is the span between the minimal and most base wage for a place. The midpoint of the vary is roughly midway between the minimal and the utmost and represents an worker that possesses full job information, {qualifications} and expertise for the place. Within the regular course, workers can be employed, transferred or promoted between the minimal and midpoint of the wage vary for a job.

Posting Finish Date
September 26, 2023

Be aware: Purposes can be accepted till 11:59 PM on the day previous to the Posting Finish Date above.

Job Finish Date

Oct 1, 2024

Job Abstract
The Lab Supervisor manages day-to-day analysis operations, monetary and personnel actions for a single-molecule biophysics and biotechnology lab on the MSL. The incumbent will work intently with the Principal Investigator for steerage on growing and submitting analysis grant proposals, growing budgets and monetary projections, personnel appointments, onboarding/ offboarding of recent members, and normal working of the laboratory.
Organizational Standing
This place experiences on to the Precept Investigator, Dr. Sabrina Leslie. The Lab Supervisor will be part of a crew of interdisciplinary scientists whose analysis focuses on pioneering tether-free, high-throughput, super-high-resolution imaging applied sciences for fundamental analysis on DNA/RNA/protein interactions and therapeutics. This contains each day interactions with the Precept Investigator and roughly 15 lab members (submit docs, graduate and undergraduate college students). The Lab Supervisor will function the lab contact inside and outdoors the College.
Work Carried out

  • Manages the analysis laboratory funds together with price range forecasting, making ready complete monetary experiences and statements, resolves discrepancies and directs the switch of funds as essential.

  • Answerable for the each day operations of the analysis laboratory, personnel onboarding, talk lab security pointers, maintains laboratory infrastructure and provide inventories, and oversees gear repairs.

  • Supplies suggestions to the Principal Investigator as regards to analysis bills, recruitment of trainees, and different associated actions.

  • Identifies, develops, prepares, edits and proofs paperwork, together with analysis grant functions, reporting documentation for funding businesses, scholar experiences, manuscripts, fellowship functions, sponsored analysis agreements and different contracts with non-academic analysis collaborators.

  • Develops relationships with suppliers and negotiates gear and provides purchases in session with the PI and different senior members of the lab.

  • Identifies and implements methods and procedures to make sure the secure operation of the analysis laboratory. Ensures compliance with security rules within the lab.

  • Coordinates conferences for analysis crew and different challenge conferences.

  • Hires new trainees and employees, together with writing job descriptions, interviewing, onboarding and different associated duties.

  • Facilitates reappointments for workers and college students with division HR and supply suggestions on employees efficiency for hiring and retention choices.

  • Maintains lab web sites, troubleshoots errors.

  • Develops commonplace working procedures for analysis methodology with help from lab scientists.

  • Acts because the laboratory consultant in a liaison capability with different analysis laboratories, exterior businesses, establishments and industrial corporations.

  • Carries out every other associated duties as required in step with the {qualifications} and necessities of positions on this classification.

Consequence of Error/Judgement
Workouts glorious judgement, accountability and initiative in performing monetary and administrative duties. Errors in managing the laboratory monetary sources might end in over-expenditure of the challenge grants that might compromise funding, consequently impacting the analysis and the credibility of the Precept Investigator. The candidate will exhibit discretion and tact when dealing with delicate data referring to trainees and employees.
Supervision Obtained
Works underneath minimal supervision and units personal priorities based mostly on workload. Receives particular directions solely on issues which depart from established coverage and process or has important monetary implications. Will train judgment within the execution of laboratory upkeep, buying of provides, and within the hiring and supervision of undergraduate college students.
Supervision Given
Supplies steerage and course to college students, school and employees.

Undergraduate in a related self-discipline. Minimal of two years of associated expertise or the equal mixture of training and expertise. Choice can be given to coaching within the discipline of biotechnology, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, biophysics, physics, chemistry or biochemistry. Complementary coaching in administration, finance, visible arts, or a communication associated self-discipline are appreciated. Demonstrated expertise with management or administration within the type of work, extracurricular, or volunteer expertise is an asset. Information and expertise with scientific analysis, analysis price range administration, hiring, job prioritization, challenge administration, in addition to a information of college methods, insurance policies and procedures are belongings.

  • Technical information and coaching in scientific instrumentation, and functions of imaging know-how to well being and organic analysis are useful for this place.

  • Capacity to take care of accuracy and a focus to element, while not shedding give attention to the massive image.

  • Capacity to research issues, establish key data and points, and contribute to options.

  • Capacity to develop and keep cooperative and productive working relationships.

  • Capacity to empathize, exhibit endurance and adapt to a variety of individuals.

  • Efficient oral and written communication expertise.

  • Display initiative in figuring out work priorities and meet deadlines, whereas having flexibility and responsiveness to altering wants.

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