Brooklyn is developing engineered cellular medicines for the treatment of patients with cancer, blood disorders, and monogenic diseases. Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics is seeking a skilled, hands-on Lab Manager who will play a key role in leading the laboratory organization and perform more complex functions and activities involved in defined research projects.

Job Summary:

Successful candidates will have a strong background in lab management support such as ordering supplies and equipment, maintaining lab records, implementing lab-safety procedures, and adhering to safety regulations. The candidate must be enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment and have a desire to create novel therapies for patients. This position will be based in San Diego, CA.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Oversee supply and equipment budget under supervision of Principal Scientist or lab Director.
  • Manage the acquisition of laboratory equipment and supplies.
  • Collaborate with Health and Safety Officer and lab Director to establish laboratory safety and operational policies.
  • Ensure that the laboratory complies with regulations and all required training.
  • Serve as a technical resource for other research staff.
  • Oversee the daily activities of the laboratory including lab maintenance; maintain lab stock, manage chemical inventory and safety records, and provide general lab support as needed.
  • Respond flexibly to changing priorities and deliver accurate results in a timely fashion.
  • Effectively communicate and report/present data at internal meetings.
  • Other duties may also be assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology or a related field with technical laboratory experience and four years of relevant work experience in the industry.
  • Prior administrative experience for coordinating program activities with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees.
  • Self-driven, curious, and detail-oriented manager with a strong problem-solving mindset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and data quality, and experience working on diverse collaborative teams.
  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs, databases, and scientific applications.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is essential.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to accurately complete detailed work.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a laboratory environment with biological and chemical hazards.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.

Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.