Position Summary

The Clinical Lab Manager will be responsible for the start-up and operation of a new SPF testing laboratory. The laboratory is fully functional for in-vivo SPF testing, but SPF testing has not yet been implemented. The Clinical Lab Manager will also be expected to expand the scope of the clinical lab from in-vivo SPF testing to other appropriate areas of clinical testing, such as: skin irritation test, skin moisturization evaluation, etc.

Job Type
Full-Time
Benefits
401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO
Responsibilities

• Recruit test subjects for in-vivo SPF testing

• Establish a test subject database

• Perform the actual in-vivo SPF tests according to the FDA protocol

• Operate, validate, and maintain a Multi-Port Solar simulator

• Maintain accurate, up to date and concise test records

• Perform daily/monthly instrument calibration

• Keep abreast of new equipment and testing techniques

• Participates in the interviewing, hiring and evaluation of clinical staff

• Schedules and assigns work and sets work priorities as needed

• Assists in developing and facilitation orientation programs and training of new employees

• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

• Bachelors with 10 years of relevant working experience; OR Masters with 3-5 years of relevant working experience; preferred areas of study include Biological, Physical or Material Sciences, Chemical Engineering, or related fields 

• Minimum 3-5 years of experience in regulatory or OTC product testing within cosmetics, chemicals or pharmaceutical industries

• Knowledge of US/ international cosmetics and OTC regulations 

• Knowledge and experience with clinical testing, preferably with in-VIVO SPF testing

• Knowledge and experience with test subject recruitment

• Ability to independently collaborate and negotiate with vendors

• Project management experience with multiple projects and varying priorities

• Strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to interact successfully with all levels of personnel within R and D and with other divisions and departments, both written and verbal

• Capable of working in a strong teamwork environment a must 

• Computer proficiency: Excel, Power-Point, Word, Outlook

• Statistical analysis/interpretation

• Scientific writing/ report writing

• Experience with cosmetics, skin care and personal care products

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