Laboratory Manager

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University of California, Irvine

Laboratory Manager

Manager of Gnotobiotic Mouse Colony & Chemical Microbiology Lab

The Bess Lab is searching for a teammate to fill a critical role on our team: managing the operations of a growing lab and maintaining our lab's gnotobiotic mouse colony.

In our lab, we view the human gut microbiome through the lens of chemistry, making discoveries to improve human health. Here, you will be inspired and empowered to be part of the solution to make people healthier. The ideal candidate's dedication to excellence and creative problem-solving will provide them an opportunity to develop leadership skills and contribute to important break-through research to prevent cancer.

This position is 50% lab manager and 50% gnotobiotic colony manager. For both roles, the ideal candidate:

Takes ownership of their role on the lab team

Is driven to make a valuable contribution to the team and the science

Is an autonomous self-starter who is well-organized and attentive to detail

Is a leader who will help to maintain a positive, productive lab dynamic

Identifies problems and is dedicated to implementing solutions

Communicates well, verbally and in writing, with the research team, comprised of the lab head/principle investigator, postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduate students

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Salary: Hourly $23.11 - $26.04
Total Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, M-F
May be required on evenings and weekends.
Career Position.
Final candidate subject to background check.
As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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Posted: 8/12/2019
Application Due: 8/29/2019
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