Laboratory Manager at University of Manchester

July 26, 2021

Laboratory Manager, Behavioural Research Laboratory
Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Applications are invited for the post of Lab Manager of the Behavioural Research Laboratory at Alliance Manchester Business School.  The post is tenable immediately for a period of two years.  The role is an exciting opportunity to run the laboratory and contribute to its future development, becoming part of a range of research projects spanning diverse applications of behavioural science to business and management. The primary responsibilities of the post are to help researchers in AMBS and the wider Faculty of Humanities to run experimental studies and collect behavioural data for world-class research using the new Behavioural Research Laboratory (

Alliance Manchester Business School is one of the world’s leading research-led business schools and you will work in the newly remodelled AMBS building in Manchester ( AMBS academics undertake leading-edge research in behavioural decision making and behavioural economics, behavioural strategy, entrepreneurship, marketing, organizational behaviour, and management science. As the Lab Manager, you will work with academics across these areas to run innovative, high-quality research studies. Using your background in behavioural science and experimental methods, you will work with researchers on data collection and analysis.  You will manage the daily running of research studies in the lab, including recruiting participants, managing and developing the lab’s hardware and software (including set-up of equipment for studies and developing new technical capabilities for innovative research applications).  You will also collaborate with colleagues on developing the internal and external profile of the lab to build a network of researchers that will facilitate new projects and studies, including potential collaborations with commercial partners.

For further details and to apply please see the job listing:

Please circulate to any interested candidates.

For enquiries about the vacancy please contact Dr Mark Healey, Professor of Strategic Management (  For general enquiries or enquiries about shortlisting please contact Dr Leo Tarasov, Research Manager (

Job reference: HUM-017133
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 23/08/2021
Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Employment type: Fixed Term
Faculty/Organisation: Humanities
School/ Directorate: Alliance MBS Administration
Hours per week: Full Time
Contract Duration: For 2 years from 11th October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter

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