Laboratory Manager

Date Posted: 09/13/2017

Soka University of America (SUA) seeks a full time Laboratory Manager to manage and maintain our scientific laboratory facilities, assist instructors in developing and delivering teaching laboratories and implement safety measures in coordination with the Director of Environmental Health and Safety. The successful candidate will have experience working with a variety of scientific equipment and procedures and will be flexible enough to support laboratory facilities and instruction across the spectrum of scientific inquiry. This position reports to the Laboratory Director.

SUA is a selective four-year institution offering a challenging B.A. in the liberal arts. The university is committed to cross-disciplinary education and aims to foster close intellectual relations between faculty and students through mentorship. An appreciation of the centrality of peace, freedom and human rights to the happiness of the individual and the world provides the founding impetus for the university and its mission.


Applicants must hold either a Master’s degree in an appropriate field of science or a Bachelor’s degree with at least two additional years of laboratory experience. Applicants must demonstrate their ability to be proactive, independent, highly motivated, collaborative, and dedicated to building and operating an outstanding laboratory environment.

Benefits / Salary:

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Soka University offers a competitive benefits package.

Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and salary history/requirements.  Applicants must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly from referees to:

Human Resources
Re: Laboratory Manager
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Fax: (949) 480-4164


Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.