Job Details

University of Colorado Boulder
  • Position Number: 4605021
  • Location: Boulder, CO
  • Position Type: Laboratory and Research

Lab Manager Interdisciplinary Marine Science

Requisition Number: 51596
Location: Boulder Colorado
Employment Type: Research Faculty
Schedule: Full Time
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Job Summary

The Brooks Lab is looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent organizational skills to assist in overseeing a variety of funded projects in the Brooks Lab. This primarily includes the NSF-funded project Using Otolith Chemistry to Reveal the Life History of Antarctic Toothfish in the Ross Sea, Antarctica: Testing Fisheries and Climate Change Impacts on a Top Fish Predator. This project investigates toothfish life history connectivity using age and growth parameters along with trace elements and stable isotopes in otoliths (fish ear bones). This work will reveal critical gaps in the knowledge of toothfish population ecology, which can help inform fisheries management. Other projects the lab manager would be involved in include ongoing efforts to develop research and monitoring in the Ross Sea region marine protected area (MPA), the world's largest MPA. All work in the lab is focused on applied research and science-policy engagement. The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Brooks lab - an interdisciplinary group of engaged scholars - is housed in the Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Laboratory (SEEL) building, a thriving hub of Earth scientists, biologists, ecologists, and environmental engineers.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Daily operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Laboratory oversight, including the ordering, inventory, storage, and maintenance of laboratory supplies.
  • Training of lab personnel.
  • Sample preparation and analysis.
  • Data organization,
  • Method development.
  • Assisting with planning and running science workshops.
  • Minor administrative duties, including assisting with grant reporting.

What We Can Offer

The hiring range for this full-time position is 60,000-$70,000 annually.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Bachelors degree in the marine or natural sciences or related fields, at least two years of demonstrated experience in the lab and/or field and ability to train and supervise students, post-docs, and research staff in laboratory methods.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Current CV/resume
  2. A cover letter with a detailed description of previous lab and managerial experience.
If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version as an optional attachment.
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for a reference. We will request a letter of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.
Review of applications will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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