Lab Manager in Neuroscience

New Haven, Connecticut (US)
October 27 2020
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Lab Manager

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

General Purpose: 

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator and working in collaboration with laboratory personnel, this position will collect, analyze and present findings regarding neurodevelopmental events in C. elegans embryos, including preparation of scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published records. The position will also create nematode transgenic strains through microinjection, and organize freezing, storing and managing the laboratory transgenic nematode strains. The position will also interact with external contacts such as researchers from other institutions and vendors to consult research methods and assist in the ordering and organization of lab reagents. Advanced knowledge in C. elegans husbandry, genetics and imaging, and in molecular biology, a plus.

Required Education and Experience:

Master’s Degree in a scientific discipline and one year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Highly motivated and reliable with exceptional attention to detail and an ability to work both independently after training and as part of a research team.
  • Good record-keeping abilities, extreme attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability in molecular biology, knowledge in C. elgans transgenics and micro injections.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to perform complex experiments from start to finish.
  • Preferred Education and Experience: Expertise in worm husbandry, freezing, and thawing of strains.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.


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