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Lab Manager (9612C) - #7839 at University of California-Berkeley in Berkeley, California

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Type: Full Time

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Lab Manager (9612C) - #7839
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Main Campus-Berkeley

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: June 9, 2020

Departmental Overview

The Environmental Systems Dynamics Laboratory seeks a laboratory manager to facilitate the group s experimental and field approaches to understand the role of coastal vegetation communities on sedimentation. More information about the Environmental Systems Dynamics Laboratory is available at


* Performing or facilitating sample analysis experiments in the laboratory, following field visits.

* Analyzing data from experiments and perform visualizations and written material for dissemination.

* Prepare sediment tracers, design and construct mounts for instruments or other physical infrastructure for experimentation, place orders for supplies, ship equipment to and from the field, and plan sampling logistics.

* Circulate research, data, and code; including facilitating the code s accessibility on Github or Gitlab, improving the readability of code, and preparing datasets for publication.

* Disseminate the lab s research by improving and maintaining the ESDL web site.

* Perform sampling and running instrumentation for laboratory and field flume experiments.

* Train undergraduate students in the use of laboratory equipment.

* Managing general laboratory maintenance and performing monthly safety checks.

Required Qualifications

* Experience coding and with principles and practices of open science, including Git.

* Experience running and performing routine maintenance on dissolved organic carbon analyzers and fluorescence spectrometers.

* Experience with spreadsheet software.

* Experience working with laboratory flumes.

* Experience with suspended sediment sampling.

* Strong performance in quantitative coursework.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills.

* Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a multi-diverse campus community.

* Bachelor s degree in a relevant physical or environmental science or engineering and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's degree in a relevant physical or environmental science or engineering and/or equivalent experience/training.

Salary & Benefits

This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $51,467.44 - $67,910.79. Steps 1.0 - 15.0.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Research Support Professionals Unit (RX) between the University of California and the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:

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