We are seeking a Lab Manager for the Salmon Watersheds Lab. This dynamic position provides a great opportunity to gain experience in the management of a large research program, knowledge of ecological research methodology, and technical and administrative expertise.
An ideal applicant for this position is an individual who is well organized, communicates and collaborates effectively at the group and individual level, and values participation in ecological research. Applicants should possess a keen interest in ecology and conservation and have some experience in research and familiarity with a range of freshwater methods in the lab and the field. The principle duties of the position are administration and coordination of the lab; other tasks may include laboratory analyses, field work, data management, supervision, and assisting lab members. There is also opportunity for involvement in independent research and publications. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience with the day-to-day operations of running a lab. A successful applicant should be adaptable and capable of learning new skills and addressing new challenges.
Approximate start date: early April 2018
Appointment: Full time (35 hr/week), salary commensurate with experience
Appointment length: 1-year term with possibility of extension.
Location: Salmon Watersheds Lab, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC