Review of Applications Begins May 1, 2018; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit a current resume/CV and a letter of interest that specifies how you meet the qualifications and competencies for this position.
Department Summary The Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is a billion-dollar initiative designed to fast-track scientific discoveries and the process of turning those discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation and beyond. The Knight Campus will reshape the higher education landscape in Oregon by training the next generations of scientists, forging tighter ties with industry and entrepreneurs and creating new educational opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.
Position Summary The Guldberg Laboratory Manager in the Knight Campus at the University of Oregon requires an individual who is self-motivated and has excellent organizational, managerial, communication skills to oversee technical and business aspects of the Guldberg Lab on a daily basis and to participate in a variety of new and ongoing research in the lab as directed. The Laboratory Manager works closely with Professor Robert Guldberg and his project leads to design, implement, and supervise lab research, lab administration and lab safety protocols. The Guldberg Lab creates strategies and enabling technologies for the functional restoration of damaged or degenerated musculoskeletal tissues with a focus on bone and cartilage. In addition, the lab uses biomechanics and micro-CT imaging to elucidate structure-function relationships in engineered and native tissues. The Laboratory Manager plays a key role in the discovery and research functions of the lab.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in science relevant to the PI laboratory. • Five years of relevant experience in a research environment.
Professional Competencies • Demonstrated organizational skills. • Basic operational accounting skills. • Experience in a regulated, research environment. • Strong team ethic. • Attention to detail. • Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication.
Preferred Qualifications • Advanced degree in Engineering, Bioengineering, Biology, Chemistry or Physics. • Demonstrated technical skills relevant to cell or molecular biology. • More than three years as a manager or project team leader in a research environment. • More than three years engaged in research regulated by IACUC and AALAC regulations.
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