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Associate Laboratory Manager

Philadelphia, PA

About the Position

Reporting to our Laboratory Manager, the Associate Laboratory Manager will support the operations, leadership, direction and administration of our growing laboratory space, including a longer term opportunity with new lab build out. The role will offer opportunities to work and cultivate skills within the cellular, molecular, and biochemical arenas, as well as inventory management and waste disposal/safety procedures.

Responsibilities Include

  • With supervision, lead activities for cell line maintenance, culturing, and day to day passaging of cells.
  • Daily upkeep of laboratory space, including but not limited to: cleaning and restocking of supplies, equipment calibration and cleaning, biological waste disposal, and preparation of media, buffers, and solutions.
  • Support inventory management and purchasing activities by maintaining organizational oversight of laboratory supplies and restocking processes.
  • Collaborate with broader research teams in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cellular Immunology to support assays as needed.
  • Assist in development and transition to new laboratory space.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline, including but not limited to biology, chemistry, and engineering.
  • Two plus years of lab operations experience within industrial or academic settings
  • Academic or industrial experience maintaining cell lines and performing mammalian cell culture.
  • Experience preparing buffers and solutions for experimental use.
  • Foundational understanding of laboratory equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills are required.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive attitude and helpful mindset.
  • Strong team orientation and passion for continuous self-development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with bacterial cell culture, molecular or biochemical assays (PCR, ELISA) and protein purification.
  • Experience with LIMS or ELN

How to Apply

Please email directly to submit an application.

Please include your CV along with the title of the position you are applying for.


Our most important asset is our people and we offer competitive benefits including health and retirement, PTO, and stock option plans.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Cabaletta Bio is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable law.