Laboratory Manager

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7152062 (Ref:16053-en_US)

Posted: June 6, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The lab manager will participate in the purchasing of equipment and train others to use the equipment. She/he will place service calls for equipment. She/he will serve as biosafety officer. She/he will also order laboratory supplies. A second set of duties will relate to animal care. She/he will oversee and monitor the animal husbandry logistics and perform activities related to the research using mice. She/he will update standard operating procedures and manage the mouse colonies. She/he will also provide health checks and husbandry services.


The Bellen lab employs more than 30 people and has more than $3.5M in NIH support as well as other funding. Hence, we do have a lot of equipment that needs to be taken care of, and we need to purchase a lot of supplies. 

Job Duties

  • Specific duties will include:    
    • Assists with the equipment.
    • Consults with Dr. Bellen about equipment purchase priorities based on budget and condition of existing equipment.
    • Prepares and puts in place equipment scheduled for use.
    • Diagnoses equipment malfunctions and arranges service calls for equipment. 
    • Purchases lab supplies.
    • Handles travel arrangements.
  • Serves as biosafety officer for the laboratory. 
  • Oversees and monitors regular animal husbandry.
  • Writes and updates standard operating procedures for the animal facility.
  • Manages mouse colonies and provides health checks and husbandry services for animals.
  • Oversees the quarantine of mice imported into the facility and performs the re-derivation.
  • Trains new animal care staff. 

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 in mouse husbandry and technology related to mouse experiments.


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:#7152062 (Ref:16053-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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