Research in the Biology Department at Brookhaven National Laboratory seeks to unravel and fully describe the complexities of biological systems-from how plants make oils and other products to the role of proteins in disease. Our work helps to develop and makes use of the tools and techniques of biochemistry, molecular genetics, and structural biology. Our research makes important contributions to fulfilling the missions of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences and Office of Biological and Environmental Research. In addition, together with the Collider-Accelerator Department, the Biology Department manages the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory (NSRL) at Brookhaven, which is used by radiobiologists and physicists to study the effects of space radiation on both living and non-living systems with the aim of protecting future astronauts.
The Biology Department has a unique opportunity for a Laboratory Operations Support Assistant. The successful candidate will work directly with a diverse and international community and will be responsible for a variety of Biology Department support functions including, inventory and procurement of standard laboratory supplies and materials. In this diverse role, you will also serve as the Property Liaison and the Technical Representative with coordination and oversight of service contracts. The ideal candidate will have technical knowledge of biology laboratory operations (e.g. supplies, equipment, contracts), be an excellent communicator, team player and be highly organized and motivated to keep up with the needs and deadlines of the research programs.
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Requires moderate lifting (less than 15lbs)
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