Job Summary We are seeking a laboratory manager/operations technician to join our Biological Materials and Biosynthesis Team through the New Materials Institute. The selected candidate will be a creative and devoted employee, and will collaborate with other members of the team to manage a laboratory with the goal of developing new concepts and commercial biomaterial applications. The candidate is expected to work well with others in the laboratory including senior staff and students. This position will involve assistance in making sure that multiple research projects at different stages of development are facilitated through laboratory efficiency. This position is grant funded for a year. Continuation of employment, while probable, is not guaranteed. Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree and 4 years experience or equivalent combination required. Specialty certification may be required. Masters degree preferred Area-specific certification (i.e.; SCUBA) and training may be required. Other training will be provided as appropriate (i.e.; UGA HazMat training and/or Radiation Worker).