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Laboratory Manager II- Looger Lab
| Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)|
United States, California, La Jolla
|January 15, 2023|
Primary Work Address: Leichtag Biomedical Research Building, La Jolla, CA, 92093-0646
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We are currently seeking an experienced, self-motivated Lab Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of Dr. Loren Looger's lab on-site at University of California, San Diego. The Looger lab uses protein engineering to create tools for studying and manipulating the brain and other biological samples. Dr. Looger's team combines computational and evolutionary methods to create new reagents for use in characterizing and manipulating the assembly and function of neural circuits. The team designs and tests these reagents and other tools in collaboration with other scientists. More information about Dr. Looger's research can be found by visiting andAbout the role:
In this role, you will be a key contributor - serving as a liaison between different departments and entities and keeping a small tight-knit collaborative lab running efficiently and effectively. Ideal candidates will be incredibly organized, have a genuine interest in science administration, and have a strong desire to support the Looger lab's goals. This role's focus will be more on administrative and logistical operations than research/benchwork on a day-to-day basis, but the position has elements of both areas.What we provide:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.
This job description sets forth the job's principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however. Unless they begin with the word "may," the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are "essential functions" of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Compensation and Benefits
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Compensation Range$84,150.00 (minimum) - $105,200.00 (midpoint) - $136,840.00 (maximum)
HHMI's salary structure is developed based on relevant job market data. HHMI considers a candidate's education, previous experiences, knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as internal equity when making job offers. Typically, a new hire for this position in this location is compensated between the minimum and the midpoint of the salary range.