The Ivanov lab at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology is searching for a highly motivated, organized, independent individual who possesses experience that can help with daily lab operations. The Staff Associate will establish and oversee a small size gnotobiotic mouse facility. The successful candidate will implement laboratory processes and will manage the operation and administrative functions of the laboratory in addition to participating in research projects and performing mouse colony management.
Responsibilities will include:
- Perform general administrative lab management to ensure smooth laboratory operations, including preparing and maintaining of lab inventory and records, organization of lab finances and workflow. - Maintain a gnotobiotic mouse facility, working independently to support various research projects. - Oversee equipment maintenance and ordering supplies and isolator parts, maintain gnotobiotic isolators. - Coordinate with various university entities to maintain a functional facility, monitor for contamination (training will be provided) - Oversee a laboratory mouse animal colony in a University barrier facility - Ensure staff is properly trained on equipment maintenance procedures. - Meet with laboratory personnel to ensure compliance with lab safety and quality practices.
The staff associate is expected to execute and supervise projects; candidates should be able to comprehend and implement experimental procedures and take correction actions when problems occurs; in consultation with the PI and postdocs.
Internal Number: 5039
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