SENIOR RESEARCH MANAGER

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Jun 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The senior laboratory management position is primarily responsible for the set-up and management of a new oral microbiology laboratory at University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. This laboratory will be directed by Dr. Ricardo Teles and Dr. Flavia Teles, who will be joining UPenn Dental Medicine in August 15, 2017 as Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontics and Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology, respectively. The position will also be responsible for the design and selection of experiments, protocols, and procedures, as well as execution of techniques such as checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization, bacterial culturing, maintenance of reference strains, growth of bacteria in biofilms, as well as multiplex bead immunoassays. This individual will manage all aspects of this laboratory and may supervise others in the future, including post-docs and staff. Additional responsibilities will include helping with the management of the laboratory budgets from industry and NIH funded grants.

The person who fills this position will be responsible for the design and selection of experiments, protocols, and procedures, as well as execution of techniques such as checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridization, bacterial culturing, maintenance of reference strains, growth of bacteria in biofilms, as well as multiplex bead immunoassays. This individual will manage all aspects of this laboratory and may supervise others in the future.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5- 7 years of microbiological laboratory experience with a strong preference for experience and knowledge of DNA-DNA checkerboard techniques, culturing of bacteria and techniques for working with difficult to grow bacterial species. Five years of laboratory management experience preferred.

Reference Number: 51-25969

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Periodontics

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.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research