The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University's second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.
The program is searching for a new team member to conduct supervised research in a laboratory studying the mating biology and behavior of mosquitoes. The incumbent will be expected to perform routine research under the supervision of the laboratory PI.
Laboratory techniques to be employed will include but are not limited to:
Mosquito rearing and colony maintenance
Mosquito and tick field collection, and other techniques and procedures as necessary.
The incumbent will also be expected to perform basic DNA extraction and PCR.
Data entry and responsible data management is also expected.
This is a full time (39 hours / week) six-month appointment. This position is eligible for benefits and it is located in Ithaca, NY
Qualified applicants will have formal training beyond a HS Diploma of 1 year to 2 years, Associate's degree, 2 years of college coursework or equivalent in Biology, or related Life Science; more than 6 months and less than 1 year experience. Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills.
No visa sponsorship is available for this position
No relocation assistant is available for this position
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