Lab Manager

 

Duties:

 

  • Oversee the operation of the laboratory and prepare written reports of laboratory activities for clients (10%). 

  • Supervise other laboratory members and provide training on laboratory equipment and techniques (5%).

  • Work with clients to devise appropriate strategies for each project (5%).

  • Operate and maintain related laboratory equipment (5%).

  • Participate in cloning, expression and protein purification experiments (70%).

 

Required qualifications: 

 

  • Master or higher degree in biochemistry or a closely related field

  • At least 2 years’ experience in DNA cloning or site-directed mutagenesis

  • At least 3 years’ experience in protein expression or purification

 

Preferred qualifications:

 

  • Experience in the following areas: large-scale expression and purification of protein; enzyme assays using UV or fluorescence; DNA cloning, site-directed mutagenesis and use of restriction enzymes; use of baculovirus or mammalian expression systems; use of affinity, size exclusion and ion exchange chromatography; methods of protein characterization.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience in the training and supervision of other research personnel.

  • Experience in collaborative or team-based research projects.

  • At least 1 publication in leading peer-reviewed journals.