Research Lab Supervisor - Neurology

Research Lab Supervisor - Neurology

Washington University in St. Louis | Saint Louis, MO, 63150, US
Salary Range:$56,000 – $72,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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Position Summary

The Gutmann laboratory is recruiting a talented Research Lab Supervisor to join our research team. Our laboratory uses stem cell engineering, novel mouse models, and patient-derived xenografts to discover new treatments and risk assessment strategies for children with brain tumors. This new staff member will take primary responsibility for laboratory operations, regulatory compliance, and seamless interactions with other laboratories, including management of the laboratory mouse colony.

Job Description

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Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Performs laboratory administrative functions such as scheduling, purchasing and establishing record keeping systems.
* Supervises laboratory staff assigned, assuring appropriate study procedures, review of staff work, explaining policies and procedures and screening of new employees.
* Develops procedure manuals and operational/technical guidelines for lab studies.
* Participates in lab study processes, maintaining records and preparing reports as required.
* Researches and recommends new methods and procedures to maintain current capabilities, quality and standards.

Working Conditions

This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.

Preferred Qualifications

* Flexible, organized, strong work ethic, and solution-oriented.
* Strong computer skills (PC), including word processing, spreadsheets, email programs, and essential database skills.
* Demonstrates the ability to work independently and to communicate with laboratory staff and investigators.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with three or more years of lab experience including supervisory responsibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience equaling seven years.



Salary Range

$53,000.00 - $96,200.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


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Benefits Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits.

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