Laboratory Manager - Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre

University of Manchester
£31,076 to £38,183 per annum
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As a key member of the research team, you will be based in the new Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre. The centre opened in June 2016 and is located at the University's main campus in the new Citylabs building.

You will manage laboratory operations at the Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre by co-ordinating, conducting and supervising experimental studies under Good Clinical Practice regulatory requirements.

You will not only supervise staff, but also perform proteomic analyses, acquiring mass spectrometry data from a variety of different starting materials seeking out novel biomarkers of disease, response to therapy, toxicity and other markers.

The research will employ a variety of analytical biochemistry techniques with advanced mass spectrometry and bio- and health-informatic approaches in a multidisciplinary approach to clinical research. Training will be provided in the preparation of clinical samples and MS acquisition of data independent analysis (SWATH-MS), liquid chromatography for major protein depletion and the use of triple quadrupole MS instruments for selected reaction monitoring.

You must have demonstrable skills in laboratory management, clinical science and knowledge of regulations surrounding laboratory health and safety and good clinical practice. Most importantly, you must be able to manage a team of technicians for effective and optimal use of the research infrastructure we are privileged to have been awarded.

This post is available immediately until 31 July 2020.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

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