Zoology Lab Manager ~ Bioblogia.net

9 de junio de 2004

Zoology Lab Manager

Department of Zoology, University of Toronto Starting Salary: $3000 per month plus 4% vac. pay
Location: Department of Zoology, University of Toronto
Employment: Full-time
Application deadline: until suitable candidate is found. Position Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated individual to manage a research laboratory in the Department of Zoology. The ideal candidate will possess an interest in conservation biology and have experience in managing a group of researchers. The Lab Manager will serve as the main contact and representative for Prof. Gross.
- Assist the research of Prof. Gross by working closely with project managers, finding information, organizing meetings and workshops, providing updates on the status of projects, and discussing future projects.
- Supervise the office assistant, information technology assistant, various work-study students, and summer undergraduate students.
- Manage financial accounts of research grants, confirm the accuracy of monthly PI reports, prepare monthly and yearly budget estimates, search for additional funding sources.
- Manage hiring of new staff and students.
- Maintain detailed and accurate filing and computer storage of all data obtained by researchers and students. Qualifications and Skills:
- MSc degree in biology with additional training in administrative or managerial office work. BSc applicants with exceptional experience in a research and management environment may also be considered.
- Educational background should include ecology and conservation biology, ideally with fishes.
- Management experience in a biological field that includes fisheries and conservation; excellent knowledge of research practices; strong written and oral communication; excellent organizational skills; positive interpersonal skills; ability to prioritise and multitask.
Please submit by email: cover letter expressing interest and describing appropriate education, experience and skills; updated CV; transcripts; names and contact information (email and phone) for 3 references to:
Lizette Valdmanis
Lab Manager, Gross Lab in Conservation Biology
Department of Zoology, University of Toronto
25 Harbord St. Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G5
email valdmanis@zoo.utoronto.ca

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