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Lab Manager - Guldberg Lab

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Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Biology/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Human Physiology

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

Review of Applications Begins

February 6th, 2023; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

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

Department Summary

The Guldberg lab is located in the Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, 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 Lab Manager role requires an individual who is self-motivated and has excellent organizational, managerial, and 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 Lab Manager works closely with Professor Bob Guldberg and his project leads to design, implement, and supervise lab research, lab administration, and lab safety protocols. The focus of the Guldberg lab is musculoskeletal tissue regeneration. Our primary research areas include development, pre-clinical evaluation, and translation of medical devices and treatments for traumatic musculoskeletal injury and osteoarthritis. We also explore the dependence of musculoskeletal regeneration on local mechanical and immune environments.

Minimum Requirements

Research Assistant:
• Bachelors in bioengineering, human physiology, biology, chemistry, or related field; and
• Lab experience in bioengineering or related field in a university setting; and
• Strong academic record in major field.

Research Engineer/Associate:
• Terminal degree in bioengineering, human physiology, biology, or related field.

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

• Technical, research, and/or analytic experience in a corporate or university setting as an intern or an employee.
• Masters in relevant engineering field from an accredited institution of higher education.
• Demonstrated strong written communication skills.
• Experience with grant writing and grant administration.
• Preclinical model surgical experience.
• Expertise with biological imaging equipment and facilities.

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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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