Tissue Culture Lab Manager

San Francisco, California
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September 24 2018
Life Sciences, Biology
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Full Time
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Tissue Culture Lab Manager

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:


The University of San Francisco (USF) College of Arts & Science is forming a new interdisciplinary undergraduate course with a focus on biotechnology and applied science. This new lecture and lab course is being constructed by a team composed of industry experts in cell-based life science research and existing USF faculty. The goals of the course are to expose undergraduate upper-level science students to this exciting field via unprecedented technology access, hands-on skillset development and an awareness of the life science career path options available after graduation.


USF is seeking a motivated candidate to join the team creating this novel course as a full-time laboratory manager in charge of setup, daily operation, and oversight of the tissue culture (TC) learning laboratory. Candidates should love to learn as much as they love to teach.

Job Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the key faculty members in this program, the ideal candidate will:

participate in planning and execution of the laboratory sessions

supervise teaching of mammalian cell culture, cell-based assay techniques, data analysis and reporting to upper level undergraduate science majors

act as the facility gateway manager for the TC learning laboratory including managing access, inventory and expenses

Minimum Requirements:

A minimum BS/MS or equivalent degree in biological sciences with at least 2 years working full time in a laboratory setting either in an academia or industry.
Demonstrated abilities in mammalian cell culture, live cell assays and methods including transfection, cryopreservation and biosafety procedures.
Technical proficiency in operation and user training of standard cell biology laboratory equipment including microscopes, plate readers, flow cytometers, liquid handlers and centrifuges.
Excellent organizational, technical, and trouble-shooting skills with attention to detail.
Capacity of working independently as well as collaboratively as part of the project team
Excellent analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex concepts in a concise, straightforward manner.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

For information on how to apply, please visit the following link: www.usfjobs.com

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individuals race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

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