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Part-time Laboratory Manager
Biological Science
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Open Until filled


The Hampton University MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) program, an NIH funded program, is currently seeking a laboratory manager to provide laboratory support related to the preparation of two laboratory courses, a freshman and a sophomore/junior levels biology labs. These are inquiry driven laboratories which will involve the use of different molecular and cell biology techniques.

Duties and Responsibilities

Successful candidate may perform all or some of the responsibilities below and may perform other related duties as assigned by the director and lab instructors. 

  • preparing media and solutions

  • maintaining cell cultures

  • training and supervising undergraduate assistants, part-time instructors and graduate students

  • ensuring consistency of the lab curriculum across numerous instructors with varying levels of knowledge and experience

  • maintaining course records of performed experiments and results

  • maintaining and ordering supplies

  • running experiments ahead of time

  • performing weekly set-up and clean-up of laboratory

  • assisting with maintenance of lab equipment

  • working with faculty to develop lab protocols and manuals

  • assisting in the development and implementation of evaluation procedures for all instructional staff

  • all other duties as assigned by director and lab instructors


This position requires a Bachelor's degree in a field related to Cell/Molecular Biology and at least two years of laboratory experience in cell and molecular techniques. Student experience may be considered. Master's degree in Cell/Molecular Biology or related sciences is preferred and may substitute for experience.


Candidate must have excellent organizational and recordkeeping skills and ability to interact productively with a culturally and ethnically diverse persons at all levels (staff, faculty, graduate and undergraduate students), to resolve problems, to work accurately with attention to detail, to train instructional staff, to communicate effectively in laboratory settings both orally and in writing, to work independently with little oversight,to enforce policies and procedures among instructors and students, to work on multiple projects at the same time, and to independently conduct experiments following approved protocols.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969: 

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

 **No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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