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Manager, Laboratory (PRN30779B)

University of Utah
West Valley City, UT
Closing date
Jun 29, 2022

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Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
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The Hoareau Laboratory is located within the Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute at the University of Utah. The Hoareau Lab focuses on translational research to refine the treatment of hemorrhagic shock and reduce acute kidney injury. We are looking for an exceptional individual who wants to work in a highly supportive research environment and be involved in high impact research projects. The manager will oversee operations and assist with performing technical procedures in a research laboratory.

Additional information about our laboratory's research mission can be found at

Additional information about the Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute can be found at .

University of Utah Job ID# PRN30779B 00213 - CVRTI

COMPENSATION: 60700 to 115300



Confers with the Principal Investigator and other senior research personnel regarding the procedures and techniques to be followed in conducting research and recommends modifications as needed.
Performs specialized tests and procedures using complex equipment.
Procures supplies and materials needed for laboratory research.
Makes statistical calculations, analyzes data and prepares reports summarizing results.
Will supervise the care of research animals; perform minor animal surgery or collect animal tissues and specimens for laboratory analysis.
Orders supplies and experimental materials needed to conduct research.
Organize and attend regularly scheduled research meetings.
Ship biological samples and supplies to and from partner laboratories.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Often: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids), hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals). Exposure to animals.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting, lifting.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related area of assignment or equivalency and 4 - 6 years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of assigned department's area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required.
Master's degree in a related area may be preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


The preferred candidate will

1) have a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or other scientific discipline;

2) 2 years full time laboratory experience

3) have experience with handling laboratory animals, including pigs.

4) have effective communication skills.

5) have an understanding of general research objectives and familiar with routine research procedures, experimental protocols, and overall lab organization.

6) While research experience is beneficial, individual characteristics and commitment to academic research will be prioritized over specific research experience.



The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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