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Laboratory Manager

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Laboratory Manager
Job Category Academic - Medical (Research) - Cancer
Department CINJ Medical - Solid Tumor

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission, and Core Values:

Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, trans-disciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.

We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.

Core Values:
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Laboratory Manager, for the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

The primary purpose of the Laboratory Manager position is to Participate in the design, planning, organization, management and operations of the Division Chief’s Laboratory.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Serves as the manager for the Division Chief’s laboratory. Responsible for administrative matters related to the design, planning, organization, management and operation of the laboratory.
• Establishes standard protocols, practices, procedures, and techniques for effective and safe operation of the laboratory.
• Responsible for planning the use of laboratory space to best fit the Division Chief’s program.
• Effectively acts as the on-site laboratory facilities manager, directing overall function of the laboratory.
• Assists administrative staff in the interpretation of scientific aspects and specifications for provisions of purchasing, fiscal, personnel, and other administrative functions.
• Advises, assists and represents the Division Chief, in matters of laboratory design and operation, working with both internal University staff and external contacts as necessary.
• Researches the practices, capabilities, and effectiveness of design elements in similar or related laboratories, evaluates same, and assumes proper interpretation by design professionals.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 29S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 77802.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 98420.000
Annual Maximum Salary 119037.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in a relevant science plus five (5) years or more of relevant work experience.
• Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• At least one (1) year of project management experience.
• Effective oral and communication skills.
• Proficiency with database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 18ST1103
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
Location Details This position will work out of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School-Newark.

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Ph.D.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. List of References