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Lab Manager, MCB (9602C) #24444

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance?academic and artistic, political and cultural?make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
Departmental Overview
The teaching and research activities of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) concern the molecular structures and processes of cellular life and their roles in the function, reproduction, and development of living organisms.
This agenda covers a broad range of specialized disciplines, including biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, structural biology, genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, cell biology, developmental biology, tumor biology, microbiology, immunology, pathogenesis and neurobiology.
Responsibilities
Write code in Matlab or Python for image and data analysis. Beta-test code written by other lab members. Develop web interfaces to make computational pipelines available to the scientific community at large.
Lab management: Safety officer, manage lab calendar and assign chores. Manage purchasing, ordering supplies and repairs, scheduling lab duties.
Provide administrative support, including library searches and reference database management, logging data into lab spreadsheets, grant proposal preparation, research paper preparation, seminar scheduling, mail processing and general correspondence, and filling out standard UC forms (e.g. reimbursement forms, chemical inventories, safety checklists; manage supervisor's calendar; research and place orders for equipment and supplies; assist with PowerPoint presentation; preparations and posters; review financial statements).
Required Qualifications
Experience with basic web design
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Illustrator) and organization skills.
Education/Training:
BA/BS degree in MCB or related field of study
Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in a laboratory environment
Experience with computer programming
Salary & Benefits
Hourly salary range commensurate with experience: $19.86 - $23.62
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct



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