1+ months

Lab Manager

The Translational Genomics Research Institute
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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The Lab Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of the Collaborative Sequencing Center. This includes interactions with customers, building project budgets, overseeing laboratory staff, and participating in daily operations from sample receipt through sequencing. The manager is expected to contribute to research and development tasks to ensure workflows are in place to process samples in a high-throughput manner.

Daily oversight and management of the Collaborative Sequencing Center
  • Daily interaction with customers
  1. Helping to design experiments based on supported assays
  2. Developing project specific budgets
  3. Providing regular project status updates
  4. Providing final project summaries and ensuring released data meets established quality control metrics along with project specific targets
  • Daily oversight of laboratory staff
  1. Prioritizing projects and timelines for the staff
  2. Prioritizing sequencing runs
  3. Training of staff members
  4. Ensuring daily production is meeting established quality control metrics and identifying underlying issues when issues arise
  5. Placing orders and ensure stock of essential reagents
  • Regular communication with vendors
  1. Identify new products
  2. Manage issues identified with products: Poor performing lots, Failed sequencing runs
  3. Ensure all instrument maintenance and service is completed on schedule
  • Development of protocols
  1. Design experiments to test new or modified workflows
  2. All production protocols are expected to be robustly tested and validated before implementation. The supervisor is expected to oversee any updates and ensure established methods are followed and any deviations are properly recorded.
  3. Experience in robotic automation of laboratory processes.
Additional duties as assigned by the Director of the Collaborative Sequencing Center.

  • Bachelor Degree or higher
  • Minimum of 5 years of laboratory experience
  • Previous experience with Illumina Sequencing processes
  • Analyte quality control
  • Library preparation
  • Usage of Illumina sequencers
  • Preference for experience with Illumina NovaSeq 6000 instruments



Posted: 2022-04-21 Expires: 2022-05-22

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