Lab Manager, Fungal Ecology, Hawaii
11/9/2013 1:08 PM
Department of Botany, University of Hawaii at Manoa
The Amend and Hynson laboratories at the University of Hawaii in Manoa are looking for a full-time lab manager/research technician to spend 50% of his/her time in each of the two laboratories. The labs study the ecology and evolution of fungi, and are broadly interested in molecular ecology, physiological ecology, symbiosis, and community ecology. Major work is directed towards understanding cooperative associations between fungi and plants, and fungi in marine environments. The incumbent will assist in general lab maintenance, health and safety compliance, training of lab personnel and ongoing research. Common tasks will include the purchase of lab supplies and equipment, maintenance of commonly used lab stocks, general paperwork related to university health and safety standards, upkeep of chemical inventory and molecular, microbiological and greenhouse research activities. This position requires an independent, organized, and motivated individual with the ability to multitask. A basic understand of molecular, microbiological and greenhouse methods are preferred. Above all, we are looking for someone who is personable, motivated and enthusiastic about working with minimal supervision to help create world-class research labs.
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Initial appointment is for one year, with the strong possibility of extension pending availability of funds and satisfactory performance. Start data is as soon as is feasible.
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