[Arabidopsis] Laboratory Technician, New York NY

Kristen Shepard via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by kshepard from barnard.edu)
Thu Aug 2 12:03:08 EST 2007

Full-time Research Assistant
Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Kristen Shepard’s lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at 
Barnard College seeks a full-time Research Assistant starting as early 
as September 2007. The Shepard lab uses molecular, genetic, and 
histological techniques to study the microevolution of shoot meristem 
development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Projects will involve constructing 
plasmids, generating transgenic plants, and observing meristems using 
confocal microscopy. Additional duties will include lab maintenance, 
plant cultivation, assisting with data analysis, and mentoring 
undergraduate researchers.

This is an entry level position. Applicants should possess a bachelor’s 
degree in biology or a related field. Experience with recombinant DNA 
techniques and/or fluorescence microscopy is highly preferred. Excellent 
organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential.

This position is funded for one year with a generous benefits package 
including tuition assistance; continuation is dependent on grant support.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the 
position is filled.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three 
references to Employment Manager, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New 
York, NY 10027. Fax: 212-854-2454. Email: hr from barnard.edu. No telephone 
calls please.

Barnard is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications 
from women and from individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural 

Kristen Shepard

Assistant Professor
Barnard College
Department of Biological Sciences
1205 Altschul Hall
3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Phone: 212-854-2731
Fax:   212-854-1950

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