Lab Manager

Requisition # 2023-17613
Date Posted 1 month ago(11/7/2023 8:55 AM)
Molecular Biology
Research and Laboratory
Job Type
Name of Lab
Lim Lab


The LIMmunity (Lab of Infant and Maternal Immunity) seeks a highly motivated, organized Lab Manager for a full-time position within the Department of Molecular Biology. Our lab aims to establish a mechanistic understanding of how maternal infection impacts offspring’s long-term tissue immunity and, reciprocally, how maternal immunity adapts to physiological changes during pregnancy and lactation. We pledge to foster an inspiring and collaborative lab environment that values and supports each other, makes science enjoyable, fosters growth to become a better scientist, and improves women’s and children’s health together. We welcome applicants who share our collaborative philosophy and enjoy working in a team-orientated setting. Attention to detail, precision, good record-keeping, organization, time management, and communication skills are essential. The work performed by the successful candidate will be central to the core projects of the lab and will result in co-authorship on high-impact publications.   


The position is available immediately with a negotiable start date. Although the initial appointment is for a one-year term, it is renewable and contingent on the candidate's satisfactory performance and/or career plans. To apply, please submit a resume/CV, a cover letter describing your research interests and career goals (~1-2 pages and your GPA if you are a recent graduate), and contact information for three professional references. More information about LIMmunity can be found at, or please get in touch with Dr. Lim by email at


  1. Manage mouse colony and assist lab members with mouse procedures.
  2. Coordinate with the principal investigator with lab animal and safety protocol.
  3. Assist with lab experiments, including tissue dissections, cell isolations, flow cytometry, imaging, and cell culture.
  4. Maintain parasites’ life cycle.
  5. In coordination with PI, assist with new personnel onboarding and train basic mouse handling and lab techniques (tissue dissection, cell isolations, cell culture).
  6. Train personnel in mouse experiments and lab techniques. 
  7. In charge of lab maintenance, including ordering, shipping, and receiving lab reagents/supplies; organizing lab supplies; make buffers for lab use; ensuring lab safety is aligned with internal and external regulations.


  • A minimum of 2+ years’ experience working with laboratory mice.
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years’ experience or equivalent experience in Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biological Science, or another related scientific field.
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly motivated. 
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Flexibility to adapt to the science and research needs of the lab. 
  • Proven time management and organizational skills 
  • Intrinsically motivated by doing good work 
  • Independent thinker 

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Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Probationary Period

90 days

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required




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