Lab Manager

Faculty of Science

Employment Opportunity #277-22.23



Closing Date: March 21, 2023 at 4:30 PM





We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.








Full-Time | 2-Year Term | Fredericton | Hybrid













Standard Work Hours:

Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week




Salary Range:

$46,711.00 - $60,727.00 per annum



Why Choose UNB?




UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we're proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work-from-home options.








Reporting to the Director of the Stable Isotypes in Nature Laboratory (SINLAB), the Laboratory is responsible for the supervision and training of technicians, client communications, the administration of the laboratory and the maintenance of equipment and data records relating to the scientific analysis samples in the SINLAB.




































  • Master of Science in Biology or Chemistry
  • Analytical laboratory experience.


Additional Strengths
















  • General administrative skills, including strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office 365, IRMS and Isodat NT.
  • Analytical thinking/judgement.
  • A results-oriented focus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and interactively.
  • Ability to work independently and within a Team.








The SINLAB is a globally recognized teaching and commercial facility specializing in the use of Stable Isotopes to answer ecological questions. In addition to supporting a dynamic research team at UNB, we serve an international clientele of researchers (28 countries to date). Our clients come from academic, government and private industries working in terrestrial, marine and freshwater ecosystems. The facility, located in the Biology Department, was established in 1999 and houses 2 Mass spectrometers, 4 elemental analyzers, and a gas bench.




This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.



UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.






The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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