The Orthopaedic Surgery Research Lab Manager will perform orthopaedic research projects and provide support for faculty, residents, fellows and students in these projects related to small animal models, biomechanics, imaging, and cell/molecular biology. Specific contributions will likely include study design, developing protocols for and maintaining laboratory equipment, troubleshooting and resolving problems, hands-on instruction and collaboration with faculty, residents and students, ensuring compliance with lab protocols and safety standards, policies and procedures. This role will also serve as a laboratory manager for the lab of the designated faculty and the lab manager for shared resources and services in support of the broader research mission in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.


Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular and Cellular Biology, or related fields or combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with research involving animal studies, and capable of animal handling, including, but not limited to animal surgery and anesthesia.
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques, including RT-PCR, ELISA, Western Blot, histological techniques, etc.
  • Experience with mechanical testing of musculoskeletal tissues.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with operational management preferred, laboratory management highly desired.