Lab Manager Position in the lab of Dr. Vishal Kapoor

Chinese Academy of Sciences

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The Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology (CEBSIT,, formerly known as the Institute of Neuroscience (ION), is a cross-disciplinary, multi-institutional organization that aims to consolidate existing research strength of CAS laboratories via the formation of collaborative research teams. These teams will address major frontier questions in brain science as well as in intelligence technology that involves brain-inspired computing methods and devices.


Now a lab manager position is open in the Laboratory of Neural Dynamics of Visual Perception and Cognition, led by Dr. Vishal Kapoor. The major focus of the lab is to understand the neural mechanisms underlying conscious perception and cognition. This is investigated in the visual system of primates, utilizing state of the art electrophysiological and computational tools in order to understand the relationship of neural activity to subjective perception and behavior.


Position Description:

  1. The key responsibilities of the candidate will be related to all aspects of laboratory management. This shall include management and training of lab personnel, orientation of new lab personnel, equipment and reagent purchasing, and maintenance and travel arrangement for lab personnel.
  2. The candidate will be responsible for the management of all lab resources in order to ensure a highly efficient lab operation.
  3. The candidate will be responsible for handling any other lab-related matters that the PI sees appropriate, including accommodating visiting scientists and students, coordinating with other labs for equipment usage and sharing, etc.
  4. There will also be opportunity for the candidate to be involved in research activities at all levels, ranging from experimental preparation, recruiting human subjects and data collection, and preprocessing.


Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. Bachelor (or higher) degree in management, life sciences, veterinary science, neuroscience or a related field.
  2. Excellent speaking, reading, and writing skills in both Chinese and English.
  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Proficiency in using basic computer programs (including Microsoft Office). Ability to program in other languages is a plus.
  5. Ability to work independently and efficiently, with good work ethics and with a spirit of teamwork.
  6. Previous experience in a manager/assistant position is preferable.
  7. Experience in laboratory methods is preferable but not required.

To Apply:

Please send your CV to with cc to, with a note of the position you are applying in the email’s subject line. The position will remain open until it is filled.

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