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Lab, Laboratory Supervisor (PIT)

Lab, Laboratory Supervisor (PIT)

location100 S Commons #245, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/8/2024
Procurement / Operations
Full Time

Lab, Laboratory Supervisor (PIT)

Castle Biosciences Named a Winner of the 2023 Top Workplaces USA Award for the Second Year!

Castle Biosciences Inc. is growing, and we are looking to hire a Laboratory Supervisor, working from our Pittsburgh, PA laboratory @ Nova Place location, with a preferred start date of April 1, 2024.

You won't find a work culture and benefits package like ours every day. We are filled with a team of colleagues who love working at Castle! If this sounds like the right opportunity for you in the essential biotech field, consider applying today!


Excellent Annual Salary + Achievable Annual Bonus Potential of 25% of salary + 20 Accrued PTO Days Annually

401K with 100% Company match of up to 6% of your Contribution, and No Waiting Period

4 health care plan options, with very low premium cost + Company HSA Contribution with HDHP option + Company Stock Grant Upon Hire

Salary Range for this position is $72,500 - $92,500. Salary Range is based on Experience and Education levels.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF Laboratory Supervisor,

The ideal candidate for this role should possess demonstrated experience as a supervisor or in a similar management role, successfully overseeing large teams of 50 or more members. Additionally, they should exhibit strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively manage people, resolve conflicts, and foster the development of team members. In this position, the individual will play a critical role in supporting the daily operations of the clinical laboratory. This involves overseeing workflow, providing coaching, troubleshooting, and resolving issues as they arise. Furthermore, they will serve as a key liaison between staff and upper management, helping the laboratory team as needed. Responsibilities also include ensuring that all procedures adhere to scientific methodologies and specialized analytical techniques, following regulatory standards. This entails supervising daily laboratory activities, maintaining compliance with quality management systems policies and procedures, and monitoring employee productivity while offering coaching and constructive feedback.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This position requires comprehensive or specialized knowledge of the laboratory as well as education/experience consistent with CLIA 1988 requirements for Testing Personnel. Additionally, their work requires creativity, invention, imagination, & talent to not only successfully design, develop, & perform science experiments to ultimately troubleshoot analytical problems & associated tables, graphs & reports; but to also design, develop, perform & validate science experiments for laboratory developed tests (LDTs) in the research lab and in transferring to the commercial lab. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. *Please see the attached job description for additional roles, responsibilities, and technical requirements.


  • Requirements
    • Proven experience as a supervisor or similar management role managing a large team of 50 plus team members. Must have a strong ability to manage people, resolve conflicts, develop team members, and track processes.
    • Take direction from multiple levels and be able to work with leadership that is located remotely.
  • Minimum Requirements
  • Minimally the supervisor is required to have obtained the following for recognition as a CLIA supervisor:
    • a B.S. in a scientific discipline, or equivalent, with a minimum of 6 years of experience in clinical, high-complexity molecular testing
    • an M.S in a scientific discipline, or equivalent, with a minimum of 4 years of experience in clinical, high complexity molecular testing
    • a doctoral degree in a scientific discipline, or equivalent, with a minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical, high complexity molecular testing
    • Demonstrated technical proficiency, scientific creativity, successful collaboration with others, and independent/ critical thinking skills.
    • Actively displays behaviors that support the mission, vision, and values of Castle Biosciences.
  • Preferred Requirements
    • Digital imaging lab experience a plus or immunofluorescent staining a plus.


  • Most of the time is spent in typical laboratory areas, positioned at a computer workstation, and/or in low light (ergonomically correct devices and equipment provided).
  • Potential exposure to caustic, corrosive chemicals or bio-hazardous samples exists when in a laboratory area.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when in laboratory areas.


  • Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM with flexibility as needed by the lab.


We understand your time is valuable, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that this would be the right position for you, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!


Castle Biosciences is improving health through our innovative tests that guide patient care. For the diseases that our portfolio of tests covers, we believe the traditional approach to developing a treatment plan for cancers and other diseases using clinical and pathology factors alone is inadequate and can be improved by incorporating the personalized information our tests provide. At Castle, we aim to transform disease management by keeping people first: patients, clinicians, employees, and investors. Since our inception in 2008, we have remained focused on this vision. This foundational strategy remains the guidepost for the direction of our company and the basis of our long-term value creation. Castle Biosciences Inc, ranked #188 by the Financial Times, Americas' Fastest-Growing Companies 2023.

The work of our employees directly influences our reputation. We are glad that our employees chose to join us and work to ensure that they find their work to be both challenging and rewarding. We behave with integrity and treat our colleagues with respect and kindness. Our culture fosters an environment of transparency and teamwork. We prioritize and encourage internal growth and professional development.

Castle Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veterans' status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail

This email was created exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

** No third-party recruiters, please

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