Laboratory Manager - Technician

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7179130 (Ref:17155-en_US)

Posted: September 15, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A full-time lab manager position is available in the Gao Laboratory at BCM Department of Neuroscience. The Gao Lab studies diverse cellular mechanisms of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric conditions using cutting-edge tools in proteomics, protein engineering, high-throughput electrophysiology, and mouse models. The lab manager will oversee operations for a new lab of growing size, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, take responsibility for lab personnel management and training, and ensure safety and regulatory requirements are met. The position is also expected to be well-integrated into daily research activities.

Job Duties

  • Oversee the operation of a newly established lab at BCM Neuroscience Department, and assist in personnel management of a small and growing team. 
  • Generic lab managing duties include preparing financial reports, quoting, ordering, and receiving lab supplies, budgeting, expenditure monitoring, assisting travel arrangements for lab members, and reconciling invoices and receipts.
  • Maintain a safe and positive lab environment. 
  • Assist SOP development and operation, lab personnel safety training, hazardous material management, and regulatory compliance (IACUC, IBC, and/or IRB).
  • Serve as biosafety officer for the laboratory. Identify and resolve potential issues that could affect lab operation. 
  • Assist in training new lab members with common techniques, standard procedures, and animal handling. 
  • Serve as training ambassador for animal procedures. 
  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions and arrange service calls for equipment. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Five years of relevant experience, with prior supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Animal handling
  • Mouse husbandry and standard mouse procedures such as injection and tissue collection
  • Indepth knowledge of laboratory safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Plasmid purification, genotyping, cell/neuron culture, and aseptic techniques.


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.





Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7179130 (Ref:17155-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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