The Cease Lab at Arizona State University is hiring a lab manager to manage research logistics focused on insect nutritional physiology, plant-insect interactions, and ecology.
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Performs a wide variety of standard laboratory procedures including assisting with running experiments, insect husbandry, chemical analyses, overseeing lab safety, and other clerical duties pertaining to laboratory operation. Position will be in the Cease Lab at ASU where research focuses on terrestrial ecology, plant-insect interactions, insect physiology, coupled natural-human systems, and sustainable agriculture. The research group collaborates extensively with interdisciplinary biologists, social scientists, and plant protection agencies both locally and internationally. This position requires resourcefulness and adaptability to the unique and changing needs of the research team.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Oversee maintenance of the research lab, procuring supplies and equipment, lab safety, and other clerical duties.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Assist with running experiments involving nutrient content analyses of soil, plants, and insects, as well as insect behavior and nutritional ecology
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Supervise undergraduate students running standard protocols in the lab, such as chemical assays
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Assist with the recording, analysis, and management of data
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Work with locusts. Locusts are known to be allergenic. While we have robust allergen-reducing controls in the laboratory, it is paramount that the candidate not have unmanageable pre-existing allergies to arthropods and be able to work in the locust facilities wearing appropriate PPE.
Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Four years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ 1+ year(s) experience working in a research laboratory
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Demonstrated standard laboratory bench skills (i.e. pipetting, following protocols for methods such as chemical or molecular analyses)
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Demonstrated capacity to work well with interdisciplinary teams or with diverse groups and sectors, including leading teams as relevant
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Experience planning for and carrying out laboratory biology research
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Experience working with live animal cultures particularly insects
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Activities are performed either in an office or laboratory setting
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Clearly communicate to perform essential functions
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Travel internationally