Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Lab Coordinator – Medical Sciences

Job Number: 78170

Location: University Park, US

Job Description

Lab Coordinator – Medical Sciences


The in the has a Lab Coordinator position available. The BCL is a fee-for service facility offering biomarker research support including consultation on study design, preparation and analysis of samples (blood, saliva, urine, etc), and data analysis.




• Coordinate operational activities in medical sciences research or instructional laboratories; provide support services to researchers, faculty, students, and technicians


• Oversee laboratory security, efficiency, and quality control; develop and implement policies, procedures, and protocols


• Serve as laboratory safety officer; ensure laboratories are maintained and operated in compliance with safety regulations; coordinate activities with IACUC, environmental health, and other safety compliance officers; maintain records


• Assist faculty and researchers plan labs and experiments; make equipment, material, and supply recommendations; design/develop equipment specifications; set up and demonstrate equipment technology; calculate and prepare chemical solutions; pilot test experiments


• Contribute to research project advancement; collect, compile, and process data


• Compile project funding and sourcing information; develop and maintain source relationships; assist with research and grant proposals Coordinate equipment, supply, and labware purchases, ordering, inventory, maintenance, repair, and storage; secure competitive pricing; reconcile invoices and maintain records; establish and maintain vendor and sales representative relationships


• Coordinate use and reporting of research budget and funds


• Report laboratory use and research progress data, including testing activities and technical issues; write reports and maintain logs


Education and Experience Requirements:


Requires a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, plus three years of relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Expertise is expected in two or more of the following techniques: enzyme immunoassays (ELISA), electrochemoluminescence, and kinetic reaction assays and/or multiplexed assays using magnetic beads, polystyrene beads, or MSD platform. Strong communication skills and knowledge of computer skills including iLab, Excel, and Word.


Application Instructions:


For full consideration, applicants should include a cover letter and resume with their application.


Additional Information:


This is a limited-term staff appointment, funded for one year from the date of hire, with an excellent possibility for renewal.


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Application Deadline: 2025-04-25


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