Skip to main content

This job has expired

Research Lab Supervisor - Wan Lab

University of Missouri - Columbia
Columbia, Missouri
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

View more

Field of specialization
General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Research Lab Supervisor - Wan Lab

We are looking to hire a lab manager in the Bond Life Sciences Center for the Xiufeng Wan Lab. This person will have excellent organizational and administrative skills. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing lab daily operation and to ensure the lab be operated in compliance to university, state, and federal regulations.

Job duties and responsibilities

• Oversee the daily bench lab operation, and supervises all functions including procedures, quality control, quality assurance, maintenance and oversees the entire function of the bench lab;

• Communicate with the PI on a consistent basis with the updates on lab operation;

• Responsible for ensuring assigned lab department is current with all university, state, and federal regulations and standards;

• Creates and maintain a positive work environment;

• Check laboratory notebook routinely and identify problems in data records;

• Maintain and update laboratory inventory, lab research protocols, and compliance (e.g. IACUC and IBC) documents;

• Receive and record orders;

• Ensure personnel have been appropriately trained and demonstrate competency prior to laboratory research;

• Establish and update policies and procedures for monitoring personnel competency in lab research;

• Identify and implement creative solutions to overcome problems;

• Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful;

• Meticulous attention to detail with the ability to multi-task;

• Strong organizational, administrative, and planning skills;

• Ability to work under pressure and react effectively to emergency situations;

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

• Excellent documentation, communication, and computer skills (e.g., MS Office applications including Word Excel and PowerPoint);

• Passionate about both basic and translational research

• Other duties, as assigned by PI.

This position requires consistent, onsite attendance.


$48,900 – $77,042/ year

Grade: GGS 9E

University Title: Research Lab Supervisor

Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience in managing compliance (e.g. IACUC and IBC) documents preferred.
Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.

Application Materials

Application, Resume, References

To apply, please visit and search by the Job ID#45673.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-884-2577.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

EEO is the Law English Version:
EEO is the Law Spanish Version:
EEO is the Law Chinese Version:

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert