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Act as a general lab manager within the overall scope of a research project at Duke University.
Oversight of our mouse colony general health, welfare, and compliance with our animal protocols. Order mice, monitor for aging and sterile mice, set and check the matings for experiments in the lab. Maintain some genetic strains with PCR genotyping (30%).
Oversight over the laboratory equipment, maintenance of C02 and N2 tanks, ordering of lab supplies, reconcile invoices and receipts with grant statements. Place appropriate service requests (15%).
Manage requests for reagents and mice from outside labs and coordinate the import of mice from other labs (10%).
Write and manage the animal and reagent protocols (15%).
Act as the Safety Officer in the lab. Manage the waste disposal and safety inspections (10%).
Experimental work is negotiable depending on interests (20%).
Required Qualifications at this Level
Education/Training: Work requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or other directly related scientific field.
Experience: Work requires two years of research experience. A related master's degree may offset required years of experience on a 1:1 basis, e.g., a two year master's degree in lieu of two years of experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Skills: Experience with handling mice; organizational skills
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