Job Function Summary:
Involves managing or performing the administrative services or managing the full general operations of an academic or non-academic organization(s). Administrative services include activities in finance and human resources and may also include IT, facilities, or student services. General management activities include long and short range strategic planning in determining the mission and directing all activities of multidisciplinary departments through subordinate management staff.
The IND Laboratory Coordinator is a newly created position in our department resulting from significant growth in our faculty size and research output. The incumbent will assist, and be supervised by, the current IND Laboratory Manager who manages a large (approx. 26k square foot) biological lab (BSL2 and BSL3) in the Sandler Neurosciences Center building on the Mission Bay campus.
The Lab Coordinator responsibilities will be primarily operational in the laboratory and will parallel those of the Lab Manager, with less overall responsibility. Generally, the Lab Coordinator responsibilities will involve sustentation of the lab’s facilities, resources, equipment and lab operations, including, but not limited to: renewal and modification of Biological User Authorizations (BUAs) for BSL2 and 3 labs, updating the Biosafety Manual, interacting with EH&S/USDA/CDC, contract reviews, regulatory reviews, facilities-related requests, some lab supplies and equipment ordering, inventory management, lab personnel training follow-up, overall lab maintenance, and general lab safety and compliance.
Stratacuity is pursuing a cutting-edge blend of basic science and clinical medicine to provide outstanding care to those suffering from neurodegenerative diseases. Founded in 1999, the IND is committed to creating therapeutics that will halt diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and dementia resulting from traumatic brain injuries. The IND is poised to make serious contributions to this struggle at the frontier of neuroscience and medicine. The mission of the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases is to discover causes and develop cures for these illnesses with an innovative program of basic research and clinical medicine. The IND is directed by Nobel Laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD.