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Lab Manager

convergentresearch.org

convergentresearch.org

Alameda, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023
E11 Bio is a neuroscience moonshot building next-generation brain mapping technology to understand the brain, treat brain disorders and advance artificial intelligence research. We are building an interdisciplinary team of mission-driven scientists as a non-profit Focused Research Organization prioritizing open science and public benefit. Read our whitepaper and learn more.E11 Bio is seeking a lab manager who enjoys keeping things organized, getting things done, and designing systems to solve problems. You will be supporting all the scientists with upkeep of lab and office facilities, purchasing supplies, and making space and process changes to make everything run smoothly. Responsibilities
  • Work in a fast paced environment as part of E11’s operations team, and support a team of scientists excel in a happy, healthy working environment
  • Purchasing and restocking lab and office supplies
  • Managing equipment purchasing, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting
  • Manage shipping and receiving
  • Manage inventory and expense reporting
  • Work with safety officer to ensure proper safety, compliance, and waste disposal
  • Managing vendors and outsourcing communications
  • General tidying, organizing, and cleanliness upkeep of the space
  • Facilities management of office and lab
  • Seek out, propose and implement space or process improvements
  • Write protocols and procedures, and organize databases
  • Work independently or as a team on one-off special projects

Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in related work
  • Interest in biological laboratory management
  • Aptitude for organization and cleanliness
  • Ability to work independently and proactively to find solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency for software tools such as Quartzy, Expensify, Google Workspace, Slack, Notion

Who will love this job
  • You find joy in organizing and getting things done with attention to detail
  • You enjoy helping and empowering others to achieve their best as part of a team
  • You feel compelled to improve any processes or workflows that you interact with
  • You’re excited to jump in and help with any task that comes your way
  • You communicate openly, clearly, and proactively
  • You enjoy working independently on a small team in a dynamic startup atmosphere

We offer
  • An opportunity to help change the world and work with some of the most talented and collaborative experts across scientific fields
  • Competitive salary: $75,000 - $100,000
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance through a PPO plan; parental leave
  • Generous time off + paid holidays
  • Wellness allowance for fitness and wellness activities

Convergent Research aims to help fill a structural gap in today's R&D system. We enable fundamental research that requires unusual levels of scale and coordination yet is not rapidly monetizable by industry. We’re bringing together top talent from academia, industry, and startups to build a new model for innovative R&D. As an incubator within the Schmidt Futures Network, we identify high-impact scientific or technical research and development opportunities, ultimately defining and launching these projects as Focused Research Organizations.Convergent Research, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law or Company policy. We strive for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibit harassment of any kind.