Toxicology Sciences Laboratory Manager, CIRI

Location US-GA-Marietta
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General – Green Earth – Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Toxicology Sciences Laboratory Manager at UL Research Institutes (UL), in our Marietta, GA office. The Toxicology Sciences Laboratory Manager will oversee the utilization and maintenance of the Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI) Toxicological Sciences laboratory that includes operation of equipment, systems, and administration to support research initiatives and ensure compliance in all facets of laboratory operations. Key requirements will be to maintain and operate cell culture and biological analytical instrumentation along with supporting research activities. The Laboratory Manager reports to the Research Director, Toxicology and will work closely with research staff across the organization.


At UL Research Institutes, we wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Oversee installation, daily operation, and maintenance of instrumentation including flow cytometers, confocal imagers, RT-PCR, Western blot and electrophoresis systems by establishing quality standards, developing operations, and troubleshooting procedures along with verifying instrument performance and managing maintenance.
  • Maintains in vitro cell culture and aids in the development and implementation of exposure assessment and toxicological evaluation procedures.
  • Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Maintains laboratory information system by identifying information needs and problems, recommending improvements, establishing priorities, testing, writing user manuals and training research staff while also maintaining security and confidentiality.
  • Ensures research staff compliance in biosafety and GLP training along with establishing and documenting operational procedures for instrumentation including safety protocols.
  • Support additional researchers as a team in the development of measurement protocols and outcome needs for research objectives.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and participating in professional societies.
  • Provides administrative support for the laboratory by acting as manager on call and contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Work with facilities and safety management to keep laboratory facility operating effectively and safely.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Expert knowledge in 2D and 3D in vitro cell culture, complex toxicity testing systems, laboratory management, equipment, safety and compliance.
  • Knowledge and experience with genotoxicity assessments, RT-PCR, Western blot, flow cytometry, and other advanced analytical instrumentation.
  • Experience in establishing quality and statistical measures associated with analytical measurements.
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to identify root causes, develop practical solutions, and work in collaboration with colleagues across the organization to address strategic, operational, and any other roadblocks to success.
  • Positive and collaborative attitude and interpersonal skills to work effectively with leaders and colleagues across the organization.
  • Engaging and approachable management style to lead and develop a high performing team, setting high standards and accountability for process and results.
  • High degree of curiosity to learn about the mission and impact of the organization and its areas of specialization.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to operate at a high level, including attention to detail, ability to multitask and work on tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in MS Office is required. Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint, and knowledge of analytical tools and databases are preferred.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in Biological Sciences, Toxicology or related field required plus preferably at least 8 years’ experience within a laboratory environment.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. All employees are eligible for bonus compensation in addition to their annual salary. Many US employees are eligible to enroll in health, wellness and retirement saving benefits on day one of employment. We focus on providing employees with options for healthcare savings such as Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts (that UL contributes to twice per year!). We also have Employee Assistance Programs to support your mental health & wellbeing. UL offers a competitive 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. UL supports workplace flexibility based on team & business needs focused on provide employees stability – employees and managers work together to build a plan. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

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