GDIT is seeking a Laboratory Manager in support of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Bacterial Diseases Branch, in the Wound Infections Department (WID). The mission of this department is to defeat combat related wound infections and research efforts are focused delivering novel solutions as prophylactics and/or treatments for combating Multidrug-resistant (MDR) infections.Duties include, but not limited to:
Serve as operations liaison between WRAIR-based and collaborative research projects, providing continuity in project efforts (including material acquisition and movement, training, data collection, etc.).
Keep accurate and up to date personnel training folders for all the staff within the WID
Maintain the centralized database of all the SOPs and training materials, coordinate bi-annual SOP review and update.
Order supplies and laboratory materials to be sent or carried overseas for funded project efforts, and other tasks that need to be completed to assure progress on funded projects to meet timelines.
Ensure all SOP and policy related guidelines are adhered to in routine tasks, and make recommendations for changes to existing strategies and practices.
Maintain centralized database of inventories of chemical substances and laboratory supplies and equipment, ensuring compliance with DoD and U.S Army policies.
Support procedure, protocol, science plan and grant proposal writing and submission.
MS. in Microbiology, Immunology, Physiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or other related scientific field.
Experience in all areas: ordering, shipping and receiving, budgeting and coordinating laboratory activities in a therapeutic development laboratory.
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