The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia is seeking a part- time laboratory manager position to support the research of Dr. Patricio Ray. The laboratory manager will assist Dr. Ray, supporting his laboratory that is pursuing research studies to improve the lives of children with renal diseases. This position will support, laboratory and core facilities in the MR-4 research building, as well as clinical research facilities in the Battle Building.
Laboratory Managers have oversight of complex lab environments, and they are responsible for directing the technical activities of assigned clinical lab areas. They coordinate the activities of multiple, complex projects and supervise staff. Responsible for making decisions related to laboratory operations and personnel, including quality control, compliance with regulations, budget priorities, long-range planning, and development and implementation of lab policies. In addition to managing complex laboratory operations, Laboratory Managers direct the work of a sufficient number of employees so that a significant amount of their time is spent supervising teams.
The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will require an education verification and health screen. Please refer to the University of Virginia Health Screen Policy https://hr.virginia.edu/policy-och-002-faqs
This position can spend extensive periods of time standing and squatting while conducting experiments or caring for animals. Also requires keyboarding and other bench work and animal procedures requiring finer finger manipulation.
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