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Lab Manager - Deku Lab

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Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Biology/Life Sciences, Research/Scientific/Grants, Neuroscience, Engineering/Biomedical Engineering

Department: Knight Campus
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins

November 16, 2022; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with your online application, please upload a CV and cover letter.

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.

The Deku Lab focuses on developing materials, devices, and therapeutic approaches for neural interfacing, but with a focus that is grounded in science and driven by the vision of developing treatments for specific unmet clinical needs. Our group engineers thin-film materials and develop novel fabrication methods for creating chronically reliable neural interfaces and study their integration into the nervous system, including the brain and peripheral nerves.

Position Summary

A Laboratory Manager in the Deku at the University of Oregon requires an individual who is self-motivated and has excellent organizational, managerial, and communication skills to oversee research and compliance aspects of the lab on a daily basis and to participate in a variety of new and ongoing research in the lab. This position works closely with PI Deku to design, implement, and supervise lab research, lab administration, and safety protocols.

The position reports to Assistant Professor Felix Deku.

Minimum Requirements

• BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Neuroengineering, Bioengineering, Biology, or BA, MA in Business Administration.
• Relevant experience in a research environment (including Ph.D. time.)

Professional Competencies

• Demonstrated organizational skills.
• Experience in a regulated, research environment.
• Strong team ethic.
• Attention to detail.
• Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication.

Preferred Qualifications

• More than two years as a manager or project team leader in a research environment.
• More than one year engaged in research regulated by IACUC and AALAC.
• Prior experience in biomaterials and/or fabrication or medical device companies.
• Prior experience in investor outreach, marketing, or sales.

University of Oregon students and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see: https://hr.uoregon.edu/uo-covid-19-vaccination-requirement-employee-process.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

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