The CRoPS project aims to develop crop plants that sequester more carbon via extensive root systems containing recalcitrant carbon polymers to fight climate change. A major component of this research is to conduct genetic and genomic analysis for understanding traits relevant for this project.
The Lab Coordinator is responsible for overall lab management duties in support of the CRoPS root biology and the gene expression programs. Supervises and performs technical and administrative tasks. Maintains inventory of materials and equipment to ensure adequate supplies for experimental needs. Responsible for pre-award and post-award services for the PI and research staff. Assists in the development of grant budgets. Manages lab safety programs to insure compliance with all applicable regulations. Assists investigators in personnel management. Serves as liaison to institution administrative offices. Conducts scientific research (bench work), scientific project management, and data analysis as needed.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing, working in a confined area inside.