Research Assistant/Lab Manager

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 10, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Research Assistant/Lab Manager

Job no: 527750
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Biology/Life Sciences, Research/Scientific/Grants

Department: Institute of Molecular Biology
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins
July 22, 2021; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please provide a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three professional references.

Department Summary
The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) is a research institute that reports to the Vice President for Research and Innovation. We have 18 labs and approximately 150 employees, including 45 graduate students who train in our labs. We have an administrative structure, which includes accounting, purchasing, personnel, PI support, building management, and three service centers. Our annual budget is about $9.5 million, primarily from federal research and training grants.

Position Summary
The research assistant/lab manager will be responsible for conducting original research, independently and in teams, on bacterial-host interactions using zebrafish in the lab of Dr. Karen Guillemin. This person will also serve as a lab manager and will perform duties to support the research operations of the laboratory including ordering, record keeping, and equipment oversight.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field
  • One year of experience with one of the following: molecular biology, microbiology, or animal research

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with zebrafish research
  • Experience with bacterial genetics
  • Experience with microscopy
  • Experience with bioinformatics

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