Laboratory Support Manager-Pediatrics


The Laboratory Support Manager (LSM), with direction from
management team, functions as a collaborator within the Clinical Trials
Laboratory Center which is sponsored by the Division of AIDS (DAIDS) / National
Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) / National Institutes of
Health (NIH).

In this role, you will play an
integral role in the implementation of clinical trials protocols, information
management and Network organization and structure. You will be responsible for reviewing and
implementing protocol testing, reviewing laboratory quality assurance
information, working with laboratories to resolve audit/monitoring visit
findings and supporting capabilities required to conduct clinical trials as
required by the protocol Sponsor. You will also provide committee coordination and administrative support to
laboratory related committees and working groups.

*Contract position, may become career
  • Bachelor's degree in science or health related field strongly preferred
  • 3 or
    more years in laboratory/project management setting.
  • Knowledge in the following laboratory
    procedures and instruments: clinical
    chemistry, hematology, microbiology, virology, and immunology.
  • Thorough understanding
    of Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP) and CLIA regulations.
  • Ability to develop, with assistance,
    necessary training tools to assist laboratories (i.e., checklists, training
    materials, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of
    assay validation, quality assurance and quality control procedures and properly
    documenting laboratory processes and procedures as well as corrective actions
    and preventative actions (CAPA).
  • Excellent interpersonal and client management
    skills with a professional and customer service oriented demeanor.
  • Excellent
    verbal and written communication skills, which may include business and
    technical writing, editing and proofreading.
  • Experience working with laboratory
    data/information management systems or laboratory database would be beneficial.
  • Medical technologist degree or prior experience implementing clinical research testing is a plus.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.