The lab manager will be responsible for the administrative, data, lab, and field tasks needed to support ongoing activities in the Rogers Lab. This will include handling hiring, travel, reimbursements, purchasing, and bills for our research projects (50% of the time), managing data and supervising data entry tasks (25% of the time), supervising students and conducting DNA extractions and library prep in the lab (15% of the time), and supervising students and conducting field work on plant-animal interactions (10% of the time).
• Experience working in a science related field, such as, biology, environmental science, botany, ecology, or other natural science
• Eligible candidates must have experience working in a lab
• Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental science, botany, ecology, or other natural science
• Experience in DNA extractions
• Experience in ecological field work
• Project management experience
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The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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