A full-time Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Lesley Weaver in the Genome, Cell, and Developmental Program at Indiana University Bloomington to study how different organs communicate with the Drosophila ovary to influence reproductive output.
Responsibilities include general laboratory maintenance (ordering, stocking and organizing reagents and shelves, making common lab solutions, etc), generation of transgenic Drosophila lines, and facilitating the progress of lab projects. Furthermore, the candidate will also study of how signaling downstream of nuclear receptors in female tissues influences oogenesis (see Weaver and Drummond-Barbosa, Developmental Biology 2019; and Weaver and Drummond-Barbosa, Development 2021). Additional information about the Weaver lab is found at: https://weaverlab.science/.
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Biology or related field, though applicants with Master's or Doctorate Degrees will be considered.
The ideal candidate will have a record of excellent organizational skills, time management, self-motivation, a strong work ethic, and interpersonal skills.
Department Contact for Questions:
For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Lesley Weaver (email@example.com).
For all other questions, please contact Jeremy Bennett (firstname.lastname@example.org).
OAA #: 22106-04
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 10963
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