Pathology Laboratory Manager


REPORTS TO: Department Director


Provide operational management for CBSET pathology laboratories, staff, facilities, and equipment, including comprehensive oversight of all pathology deliverables for CBSET client work.

  • Conduct both staff and project scheduling (macro and micro) including day-to-day duties and assignments, and all GLP laboratory functions.
  • Generate timelines for all laboratory functions, tasks and deliverables, including projections for slides, reports, data submissions, and archival processes.
  • Ongoing assessment and setting of project priorities.
  • Oversight of equipment maintenance schedules per GLPs.
  • Oversight and development of training modules and staff training records per GLPs.
  • Development of operational plans for procurement of pathology equipment and development of novel techniques/methodologies.
  • Coordination of intra- and interdepartmental functions:
    • Integration of necropsy, histopathology, immunostaining, SEM, and imaging functions within Department of Pathology.
    • Communication with:
      • Study Directors regarding details internal/CBSET projects
      • Sponsors regarding external/ send-in/ pathology-only projects
      • Contracts team regarding feasibility and pricing of leads
      • Business Development regarding pursuit of novel areas and sponsors.
  • Supervision, mentoring, and training for technicians in all areas of pathology.
  • Ensuring timely and quality generation of data in compliance with GLP guidelines and applicable regulations, with generation of appropriate documentation of deviations and incidents.
  • Lead pathology role in review and development of SOPs and study protocols.
  • Superlative oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lead and work effectively as a team member.
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform other related duties as required.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (BS) in science required. MS or PhD (optional)
  • Experience: > 5 yrs Pathology/ Histopathology laboratory management experience required. >3 yrs management experience required. Specialty skills in development of novel histopathology laboratory methods preferred. Experience in GLPs required.
  • Certification/Licensure: : Driver’s license, HT or HTL (ASCP) certification preferred.
  • Must be able to perform laboratory procedures, which require, talking, hearing, standing or sitting for long periods of time, entering data into a computer, using appropriate instruments, reaching with hands and arms, working in narrow spaces, and wearing safety equipment (PPE) according to OSHA regulations and company standards.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Animal facility and laboratories with moderate noise possible.
  • Exposure to potential zoonotic agents, hazardous/noxious devices (e.g., needles, scalpel blades, etc.), chemicals (e.g., anesthetic gases, formalin, alcohols, xylenes, etc.) and/or radiation.
  • General office working environment with quiet noise conditions.
  • May require occasional duties on weekends and/or holidays.
  • May require occasional travel.

All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their position. • The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

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