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Laboratory Manager
Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Science

Date Posted Oct. 6, 2021
Title Laboratory Manager
University Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Science
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department College Of Medicine
Application Deadline Sep. 9, 2021
Position Start Date Oct. 9, 2021
  • Professional Staff
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Health Sciences - General

Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences invites applications for the position of Laboratory Manager. The successful candidate will be able to fulfill the below mentioned requirements.

Role Purpose

The role holder is responsible for overseeing the operations of all the research and teaching laboratories to ensure that faculty members, research staff and students gain optimum support on the relevant aspects of their research activities and courses. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing laboratory staff, overseeing procurement of laboratory supplies and assets, maintenance of equipment, assigning of resources, and preparation of materials for all laboratory-based teaching and research activities.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provides academic support in all forms whenever required (including workshops and conferences).
  • Oversee routine implementation of the practical laboratory sessions, including preparation of equipment, and reagents and supply of materials in a timely manner.
  • Manage and maintain laboratory spaces and facilities and monitor the research facilities to identify scope for improvement and implementation of any required changes.
  • Establishment of a maintenance program and negotiation of service contracts for equipment.
  • Oversee training of laboratory technicians, research staff and students on various techniques and equipment.
  • Liaise with and provide technical guidance to faculty members, laboratory technologists, researchers and students, whenever required.
  • Monitoring of compliance with statutory safety requirements and ensure adherence to safety policies, procedures, and instructions, while maintaining the necessary records and checks.
  • Ensure seamless supply of laboratory equipment, laboratory consumables, reagents and kits as well as managing of the in-house laboratory supplies store.
  • Assist with budgeting, financial management, obtaining quotations and seeking approval regarding purchasing requests.
  • Provision of guidance on purchasing of supplies, equipment, and services to end users and oversee of all expenditure on the laboratory.

Essentials and Desirables

  • A master’s degree in biomedical science or any other relevant subject.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in managing and operating University laboratories across different disciplines, including genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, tissue culture, BSL3.
  • Exceptional leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience of managing people including performance management and staff development.
  • Experience of running maintenance programs for both general and highly specialized equipment.
  • Good understanding of research areas, equipment and techniques Experience of financial management
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize a diverse and demanding workload.
  • Capable to multitask, work proactively and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

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Contact Information

  • Nadia Alfahim
    Human Resources
    Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Science
    MBRU, Build 14, Right Wing, 2nd Floor, HR Departme
    Dubai, Dubai P.O. Box 505055
    United Arab Emirates
  • +97143838633


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