Laboratory Manager - HIV Cure Center

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:

No

Position Title:

Research Specialist - Advanced

Working Title:

Laboratory Manager - HIV Cure Center

Position Number:

20007931

Vacancy ID:

P012700

Budgeted Hiring Range:

$55,000 - $75,000

Pay Band Information:

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Salary Grade Equivalent:

GN13

Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Time-Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

3 years

Hours per week:

40

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm,
Hours vary based on project needs

Department Name and Number:

Globl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801

Date First Posted:

05/03/2021

Closing Date:

06/11/2021

Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The UNC HIV Cure Center is focused on the discovery, development, and implementation of new treatments to allow durable treatment-free remission of HIV infection (cure). The Cure Center is a partnership between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and ViiV Healthcare and resides in the Institute of Global Health and Infectious Disease in the School of Medicine. This incredibly unique public-private partnership is redefining the traditional way of conducting research and is creating a new model to seek the breakthroughs needed to tackle this extraordinarily challenging global health issue. In addition to the ViiV Healthcare collaboration, the Cure Center also collaborates with basic science departments in the School of Medicine and across the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

THIS IS A REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS ARE STILL BEING CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT REAPPLY.

THIS IS A TIME LIMITED POSITION WITH AN ESTIMATED DURATION OF 3 YEARS.

The Laboratory Manager will oversee day-to-day operations of the laboratory including ordering laboratory supplies, keeping laboratory inventory current and tracking laboratory expenses. This position will act as the laboratory safety officer and will maintain laboratory safety protocols, develop standard operating procedures and manage laboratory databases. The Lab Manager will be required to have a high level of knowledge and experience with virology and biochemical lab methods to be performed on a daily basis. This position will also be responsible for training incoming lab personnel in laboratory safety and in maintaining appropriate certifications. The Laboratory Manager will be responsible for quality control, and for work being carried out in accordance with established methodology, standards and procedures and in accordance with the requirements of research protocols and will assist in manuscript preparation and grant submissions.

This position will provide administrative support related to the day to day operations of the laboratory including, but not limited to: the on-boarding of new personnel, managing all equipment purchases, scheduling and managing key laboratory meetings, and obtaining and providing laboratory descriptions and approvals needed for funding applications or equipment grants. This position will also assist in training new employees (UNC and Viiv) with the mastery of commonly used lab techniques in an HIV laboratory environment.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

This position requires experience with molecular biology and biochemical laboratory methods, including BSL2 culture techniques and knowledge of flow cytometry. Demonstrated skills in scientific and verbal communications are required. Strong organizational skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of HIV virology and immunology is useful and preferred.
Prefer at least 2 years of experience with molecular biology and biochemical laboratory methods.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Evening work occasionally, Laboratory, Overtime occasionally

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

 

 

 

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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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