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Research Lab Manager at Synthego
Redwood City, CA, US
We are currently looking for a self-motivated, science-minded person to manage and grow our research laboratory. We are open to a wide range of experience, from someone who only has 3-5 years of lab experience (academic or industry), up to someone who has a PhD in life sciences.

What You'll Do

    • Work with researchers to evaluate new equipment needs, compare vendors, coordinate demos, price negotiation and ordering
    • Maintain all lab equipment and standard operating protocols
    • Create an inventory system to keep shared reagents and consumables stocked at all times
    • Train new staff and community access users on lab protocols, including safety procedures and equipment use
    • Implement and enforce all lab rules and policies
    • Oversee lab access and users
    • Coordinate lab services including autoclave, lab coats, equipment maintenance & calibration
    • Own all shipping and receiving
    • Maintain a clean and safe lab environment, including general lab housekeeping
    • Space planning in a constantly growing company

About You

    • BS/MS with relevant lab experience
    • Special attention to detail, resourceful, and highly organized
    • Ability to work nimbly and create systems to manage various aspects of the lab as needed
    • Must be highly collaborative, team-oriented, and an effective communicator
    • Experience working in BSL2 laboratories 

Company Perks & Benefits

    • Generous equity at an early stage company
    • Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
    • 401k Plan
    • 4x daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco (more locations to come)
    • Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
    • Free catered lunches and dinners
Synthego’s vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.
Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.
These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.