The Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is currently comprised of a global team of more than 500 personnel in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Laboratory Manager will assist the Program Director with the performance of projects, including program planning and monitoring implementation plans, tracking activities and milestones, and bridging technical and operational needs. This position is expected to function independently, exercise discretion, and contributes to assignments and projects that require significant evaluation, originality, and ingenuity.
5% International travel will be required.
In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate and monitor research project milestones and work plans
Development effective and efficient program tools linking technical support with operations
Support laboratory team in supply planning and logistics both domestically and internationally
Synthesize information and provide technical expertise in order to properly plan laboratory activities for large scale international programs
Prepare complex inventory planning documents and manage usage with the international team.
Develop large scale budgets of laboratory needs for program planning
Assist in development and review of laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Collate material for management meetings, committee materials, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or field of study related to the research of the laboratory.
Experience: Six (6) years of experience working in a research laboratory setting that include four (4) years in the relevant research specialization preferably in international medical research.
Supervisory Experience: Two (2) years of direct supervision or responsibility for training, work coordination, and monitoring the work of others.
Other: May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
May include working in biohazardous/select agents and/or in Biosafety Level-3 Laboratories (ABSL-3) which require successful completion of Department of Justice security clearance for work with Select Agents and Toxins, as required by Federal regulation
Knowledge and Skills:
MS office - high proficiency Problem solving skills Strong Leadership skills Ability to communicate effectively
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3327F
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine
Job Posting: Sep 24, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 153762
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