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Lab Manager

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Stanford University
Location
Stanford, CA
Closing date
Dec 2, 2021

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Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
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Lab Manager[Dean of Research, Stanford, California, United States](https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/13003/other-jobs-matching/location-only)ResearchJun 15, 2021 Post Date89985 Requisition #*SCHOOL/UNIT DESCRIPTION:*The Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials (GLAM) is seeking a full time lab manager to join Professor Yi Cui's Lab. The Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials (GLAM) is an independent laboratory that supports and fosters interdisciplinary education and research on advanced materials in science and engineering. The Laboratory supports the research activities of more than 30 faculty members from the departments of Applied Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Physics. Professor Yi Cui's Lab Overview: The Cui lab is one of the largest research groups (+50 people) at Stanford University. The lab research topics focus on understanding a broad range of nanoscale properties including electronic, photonic, electrochemical, mechanical, catalytic and interfacial properties. The lab studies fundamentals of nanomaterials including nanowires, colloidal nanocrystals and patterned nanostructures, and developing low-cost processings and addressing critical issues in real-world applications including energy storage (e.g., lithium-ion and lithium metal batteries), advanced materials synthesis and fabrication, photovoltaics, topological insulator, nanoscale paper and textile technologies, nanobiotechnology, nanoscale tools, and nano-environmental technologies. The Cui group's website is available at: [http://web.stanford.edu/group/cui_group/research.htm](http://web.stanford.edu/group/cui_group/research.htm) *Our VPDoR Diversity Journey:*
* We create a hub of innovation through the power of diversity of disciplines and people.
* We provide equitable access and opportunity to all members of the community in order to do their best work, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
* We listen to and value all colleagues who bring diverse perspectives to the advancement and development of a respectful community.
* We promote a culture of belonging, equity, and safety.
* We embed these values in excellence of education, research, and operation.

*POSITION SUMMARY:*The lab manager strives to run the lab safely and efficiently. The lab manager manages the engineering lab day-to-day operations, including lab organization, data and file management, and safety. The lab manager works closely with the PI and the Cui lab safety coordinators to implement health & safety programs to ensure the health and safety of the lab members and compliance with environmental and health and safety statutes and regulations, and Stanford University's health and safety policies and programs. The lab manager collaborates with the building manager and the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Research Safety team to ensure health and safety compliance. This position reports to Professor Yi Cui. *CORE DUTIES:*
* Administer health and safety programs and ensure safety compliance; act as resource on safety procedures; liaise with EH&S Research Safety team
* Oversee and collaborate with a group of Cui lab safety coordinators to implement the health and safety programs
* Develop and provide onboarding safety training to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars, and external research collaborators and manage the lab personnel exit process
* Develop, deliver, and document lab-specific training (e.g., specialized equipment usage), standard-operating procedures, and risk assessments
* Manage and track compliance on safety training for lab members and collaborators
* Purchase chemicals and manage chemical inventory to ensure compliance with County and State regulations
* Conduct regular laboratory walkthroughs to identify safety challenges, recommend and ensure follow up of corrective actions in a timely manner
* Ensure compliance of the laboratory with hazardous waste storage and disposal requirements
* Purchase new laboratory equipment, maintain instrument calibrations, and coordinate preventative maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment
* Assist the PI with incident reporting, investigation, and corrective action completion
* Manage laboratory storage space and office assignments
* Manage the storage of lab data, manuscript and publication files
* Manage group and subgroup meetings scheduling
* Other duties may also be assigned
*MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:**Education & Experience:*Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. *Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:*
* MS or higher degree desired in Chemical Engineering/Material Science/Chemistry or a related discipline
* Lab management experience in academia or industry
* Familiarity with occupational hazards in chemistry labs
* Familiarity with California and Santa Clara County health and safety compliance regulations
*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:*
* Understanding of academic research facility needs.
* General background in a discipline related to the work of specific lab(s).
* Demonstrated supervisory experience.
* Demonstrated experience managing multiple budgets.
* Knowledge and experience in managing facilities, operations, maintenance, space, and equipment administration in a research or teaching setting.
* Excellent communication and customer services skills.
* Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects in a complex and technical environment.
* Familiarity with health and safety compliance regulations.
*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:*
* Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, write by hand, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing over 40 pounds.
* Occasionally sit, kneel, crawl, reach and work above shoulders, sort and file paperwork or parts.
* Rarely climb, scrub, sweep, mop, chop and mix or operate hand and foot controls.
* Must have correctible vision to perform duties of the job.
* Ability to bend, squat, kneel, stand, reach above shoulder level, and move on hard surfaces for up to eight hours.
* Ability to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
* Ability to work in a dusty, dirty, and odorous environment.
- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job. *WORKING CONDITIONS:*
* May at times be required to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards include, but are not limited to, chemicals, pesticides, and solvents, allergens, blood bourn pathogens.
* May require work in an environment where animals are used for teaching and research.
* May be exposed to radiation or electromagnetic fields.
* Must perform tasks that require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses and shoes, protective clothing and gloves, etc.
* May work extended or unusual work hours due to research or project requirements and peak work cycles. After hours on-call availability required.
*WORK STANDARDS:*Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, [http://adminguide.stanford.edu.](http://adminguide.stanford.edu/) *Why Stanford is for You*Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
* *Freedom to grow. *We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
* *A caring culture.* We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
* *A healthier you. *Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
* *Discovery and fun.* Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
* *Enviable resources.* Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Additional Information
* Schedule: Full-time
* Job Code: 4946
* Employee Status: Fixed-Term
* Grade: H
* Requisition ID: 89985
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