Laboratory Manager

Job Description and Selection Criteria职位描述和选拔标准

Job title职位名称

Laboratory Manager

实验室管理员

Research topic研究课题

Chemistry and Biotechnology

化学和生物技术

Principal Investigator科研带头人

Professors Mark Moloney, Jeremy Robertson, Luet Wong, Ian Thompson, Wei Huang

Mark Moloney教授、Jeremy Robertson教授、Luet Wong教授、Ian Thompson教授、黄巍教授

Location 地点

OSCAR, Building A, 388 Ruo Shui Road, Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District, Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China

中国江苏省苏州市苏州工业园区独墅湖科教创新区若水路388A幢牛津大学高等研究院(苏州)

Grade and salary

薪资等级

A competitive remuneration package will apply.

采用具有竞争力的薪酬方案。

Hours工作时间

Full time

全职

Contract type合同类型

Fixed-term (2 years in first instance, extendable for up to two further years by mutual agreement)

固定期限(首期合同2年,后期合同经双方同意可最长延长2年)

Technical skills专业技术能力

Laboratory Management in chemistry, microbiology, and analysis

化学、微生物学和分析实验室管理

Additional information附加信息

The post is available from November 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter

201911月到岗

Overview of the role职位描述

The OSCAR Laboratory Manager (LM) in Chemistry and Biotechnology will provide and oversee Laboratory Management for the Chemistry, Surface and Microbiological research team, and will report to the relevant PIs (Professors Mark Moloney, Jeremy Robertson, Luet Wong, Ian Thompson, Wei Huang) who lead this aspect of the OSCAR programme, and will liaise and work closely with the OSCAR Safety Officer.

牛津大学高等研究院(苏州)(OSCAR化学和生物技术实验室管理员将为化学、表面及微生物研究小组提供实验室管理和维护,其将向负责OSCAR项目此方面事项的相关科研带头人(PIMark Moloney教授、Jeremy Robertson教授、Luet Wong教授、Ian Thompson教授、黄巍教授)汇报工作,并将与OSCAR安全主管(EHS)保持联系和密切合作。

The LM will support the work of Research Scientists in the synthetic chemistry, microbiology, biotechnology and surface laboratories and ensure the successful operation of the chemical synthesis and microbiological laboratories, as well as ensuring the successful operation of the analytical suite (which includes separation (e.g. HPLC, SFC, GC, LC), spectroscopic (e.g. MS, NMR, IR, UV/VIS) and polymer (contact angle, GPC) instrumentation. The appointee will ensure that equipment in these laboratories is maintained in good working order, arrange for repair and replacement parts where necessary, act as a point of contact for maintenance contracts and engineer visits, and help to arrange the use of off-site facilities. In addition, the LM will arrange for and conduct the purchase and provision of laboratory reagents and consumables, solvents, gases, and items of consumable equipment; the maintenance and recording of the laboratory chemical and consumable inventory; and regular liquid and solid chemical and biological waste disposal.  The LM will ensure that all these activities are done in accordance with local and national regulations. Full training will be provided on techniques and procedures as necessary.

实验室管理员将支持合成化学、微生物学、生物技术和表面材料实验室科研人员的工作,并确保化学合成和微生物实验室的稳定运行以及分析设备的正常运行,包括分离纯化仪器(例如,HPLCSFCGCLC)、光谱仪器(例如MSNMRIRUV / VIS)和聚合物仪器(接触角测量仪、GPC)。受聘人须确保相关设备处于良好的工作状态,并在必要时安排维修及更换部件、耗材;受聘人将担任维修合同及工程师到访的联络人,并协助安排使用非现场设施。此外,实验室管理员将安排并进行实验室试剂和耗材、溶剂、气体和设备的采购和供应;实验室化学品和消耗品库存的维护和记录;以及化学、生物的液体和固体废弃物的定期处理。实验室管理员应确保所有这些活动都按照地方和国家的规定进行。必要时OSCAR将为实验室管理员提供技术和程序方面的全面培训。

Responsibilities/duties 岗位职责

  1. Negotiate with and select suppliers, order, receive and maintain an inventory of chemicals, reagents, glassware, equipment and consumables.

与供应商协商并遴选供应商;订购、接收和维护化学品、试剂、玻璃器皿、设备和耗材库存;

  1. Ensure that the laboratory is in full compliance with the requirements for controlled chemical substances in accordance with local and national regulations.

确保实验室完全符合地方和国家法规对管控化学物质的要求;

  1. Ensure that the laboratory waste is disposed regularly and in accordance with local and national regulations.

确保按照地方和国家规定定期处理实验室废弃物;

  1. Ensure that the laboratory, its equipment and the associated analytical facilities are maintained and serviced, and kept in good working order.

确保实验室、其设备和相关分析设施得到维护和保养,并使其保持良好的工作状态;

  1. Oversee laboratory equipment maintenance contracts.

审查实验室设备维护合同;

  1. Liaise and work with the OSCAR Safety Officer and Buildings Manager to ensure legally compliant and safe operation of the laboratory.

OSCAR安全主管和楼宇设备经理保持联系与合作,确保实验室的运行合法、安全;

  1. Assist with safety inductions for new employees and ensure that risk assessments relating to compounds and procedures, and standard (safe) operating procedures for equipment are in place and adhered to.

协助新员工进行入职安全培训,并确保新员工实施和遵守与化合物和程序相关的风险评估及设备标准(安全)操作程序;

  1. Support and facilitate the research as directed by the Chemistry PIs.

支持和促进由化学PI指导的研究。

Selection criteria选拔标准

Essential基本要求

  1. Hold a Masters (MSc) degree in a relevant discipline such as Chemistry, Biological Science or Materials Science, or a Bachelor’s degree in any of these disciplines with at least 2 year’s work experience in a research environment.

持有相关学科(如化学、生物科学或材料科学)的硕士学位,或其中任何一门学科的学士学位并拥有2年以上的实验室工作经验[DW1] [YC2] 

  1. Be familiar with and have a track record in complying with relevant Health and Safety regulations.

熟悉健康和安全法规,并有遵守健康和安全法规的相关记录;

  1. Be able to produce and maintain detailed and accurate records relating to laboratory operation.

能够制作和维护与实验室操作相关的详细、准确的记录;

  1. Have a working knowledge of the English language in an international scientific environment.

具备在工作中使用英语;

  1. Be a motivated, enthusiastic, and organised person willing to work as a member of a team who can work with a minimum of supervision.

积极、热情、有条理,愿意成为团队中的一员,能在最少的监督下工作;

  1. Be able to work supportively in a laboratory environment.

能够在实验室环境中积极地工作;

  1. Be willing to learn new techniques.

愿意学习新技术

Desirable优先考虑

  1. Have experience with diverse techniques in one or more of Chemistry, Microbiology, Polymer /or Materials Science.

在化学、微生物学、高分子材料或材料科学的其中一个或多个领域拥有丰富的技术经验;

  1. Have a track record of delivering project objectives against defined deadlines.

有在规定期限内完成项目目标的相关记录。

 

Guidance for Applicants

Thank you for your interest in applying for posts at the Oxford-Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research (OSCAR). Please read the following tips to help you proceed with the application process.

Before the application: 

Please read carefully the job description and selection criteria for the post for which you are applying at the OSCAR website: https://oscar.web.ox.ac.uk to determine whether you have the required skills, knowledge, and experience as advertised. Please DO NOT apply for the posts which are currently unavailable. We typically receive many applications for each post, and so you will need to show in a covering letter how you meet the essential criteria and the desirable criteria in order to be shortlisted for interview.

Required Application documents:

  1. Please submit a covering letter and CV (both in English and in PDF) by email attachment to info@oxford-oscar.cn.
  2. Email subject: the title of the post for which you are applying. 
  3. Email content: please include your contact information, name, telephone number, and any dates for which you would not be available for interview.

 

Covering letter (no longer than one page)

Use the covering letter to explain your motivation for joining OSCAR, and state how your skills and experience match these requirements. Please provide evidence that you have the skills, knowledge, experience, qualifications that match the requirements of the post. The strongest applications provide examples of previous work that demonstrate how you meet the essential and desirable criteria.  Check your spelling and grammar; successful applications are typically proof-read to give the best impression to the selection panel.

Curriculum Vitae (CV, no longer than 8 pages)

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After the application:

When you submit an application, the information you supply on your application will be provided to a selection panel, who will use it to assess your suitability for the post against the published selection criteria. You may be contacted via e-mail at any date regarding your application.

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When you submit an application to OSCAR you must confirm that you agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, including the following declaration. 

  • The information provided in the application materials is true and complete. I understand that any offer of employment may be conditional upon satisfactory screening. 
  • I consent to be contacted by OSCAR at any date regarding my application. 
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Thank you again for your interest in applying for a post at OSCAR.

 

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Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research

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