Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The project involves microbiology, genomics, and plant research. The Laboratory Aide will be responsible for meeting the required project goals which involve cloning, Arabidopsis manipulation, seed sterilization, transformation, RNA, DNA extraction and phenotypic screening involving stress inducing chemicals.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge normally acquired from specialized training such as that acquired in one year of college, technical, vocational or trade school with coursework in basic Chemistry or Biology; up to six months of experience in a laboratory setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A bachelor's degree in plant biology, biochemistry or a related discipline, use of BioAnalyzer, Nanodrop and Thermocycler machines; two years of experience in a laboratory setting; high level of organization and writing skills, computer literacy, and strong interpersonal skills; essential qualifications include familiarity with RTSF facility, DNA and RNA manipulation, knowledge of unfolded protein response mechanisms, careful attention to detail, accurate record keeping, able to perform experiments with minimal supervision.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Please provide a CV and three references
Description of End Date
This is a limited-term position funded for one year from date of hire, with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Bidding eligibility ends on 12/8/2020, at 11:55 PM
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