Laboratory Manager - Genetics and Neuroscience

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7183678 (Ref:17346-en_US)

Posted: September 30, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Neuroscience department is seeking a Laboratory Manager to participate in research of the Groves lab into the development of the inner ear and treatments for hearing loss. The successful candidate will coordinate the management and daily running of the lab and assist and supervise a team of 10-12 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. They will perform research work that requires planning, completing, and supervising limited research projects.

Job Duties

  • Work with a research team of 10-12 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to ensure the smooth running of the research lab. 
  • Work with BCM Purchasing to order and maintain all stocks of laboratory supplies and work with the administrators in the Neuroscience department to allocate purchases and credit card expenses to the appropriate accounts.  
  • Ensure functioning and maintenance/service of all lab equipment and lab space and will supervise lab personnel to assist in these tasks. 
  • Coordinate onboarding of new personnel, demonstrate standard operating procedures, supervise training and maintain a log of training of new laboratory personnel. 
  • Responsible for biosafety, environmental safety, IACUC compliance and animal training in the lab. 
  • Design and perform molecular biology and cell biology experiments as well as the breeding,  of genetically modified mice and analysis of their tissue using molecular and cell biology techniques.
  • Document and interpret the results of experiments and report to the lab head. 

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

  • Experience with ordering laboratory supplies
  • Experience working with and breeding mice, and basic knowledge of genetically modified mice
  • Experience of molecular biology techniques and the equipment used in a molecular biology lab
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to design and execute experiments individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills


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:#7183678 (Ref:17346-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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