Pediatric Infectious Disease Clinical Laboratory Manager


The Laboratory Center (LC) grants sponsored by the National
Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
(NIAID)/Division of AIDS (DIADS) has been awarded to Dr. Grace Aldrovandi,
Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UCLA. These grants require our group to conduct oversight for laboratories
around the world that are participating in clinical trials sponsored by the
AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) and IMPAACT (International Maternal Pediatric
AIDS Clinical Trials) networks.

As our Clinical
Laboratory Manager position you will be responsible for oversight of international laboratories by validation and verification
of cGMP, SOP, and other performance metrics for clinical trials. You will manage quality assurance/quality control for international laboratory network and will educate fellows, trainees, laboratory members, and collaborating laboratories
in the diagnosis, treatment and regulatory aspects of laboratory medicine. Our Clinical Laboratory Manager will be involved in representing research results at local, national or international conferences and participating
in publications and presentation as author or co-author. The Lab Manager will also be responsible for assisting in
preparation of grant proposals and submissions and developing and maintaining next
generation sequencing pipelines for whole genome sequencing, and analysis of
bacteria, fungi and viruses.

*Contract, may become career
  • Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Virology or Immunology or related area required, PhD is strongly preferred
  • Minimum
    of 2 years experience post Ph.D. strongly preferred
  • Valid CLS license in State of CA preferred
  • Experience
    with next generation sequencing

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.