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Lab Manager, Fungal Ecology, Hawaii

Nov 9

Written by: SuperUser Account
11/9/2013 1:08 PM 

Lab Manager Amend/Hynson laboratories Fungal Ecology Department of Botany, University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI 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. Information about the Amend and Hynson laboratories can be found at: www2.hawaii.edu/~amend www2.hawaii.edu/~nhynson The official job announcement, including minimum and desired qualifications is found at: http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/18604/2373162/1/postdate/desc 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. TO APPLY Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64( standard format ) ( large format ), resume, names of 3 professional references and official transcripts (copies accepted, originals required upon hire) via email as a single PDF to nhynson@hawaii.edu. Review of applications will begin November 25th, 2013. Please contact the PIs at nhynson@hawaii.edu and amend@hawaii.edu with informal inquiries. ------------------ The University of Hawaii is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation for the application or hiring process are encouraged to contact the EEO/AA coordinator(s) for the respective campus. Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks. In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawaii may be viewed at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office. In accordance with Article 10A of the unit 08 collective bargaining agreement, bargaining unit members receive priority consideration for APT job vacancies. As a result, external or non BU 08 applicants may not be considered for some APT vacancies. BU 08 members with re-employment rights or priority status are responsible for informing the hiring unit of their status.

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