[Arabidopsis] Technician position in Brachypodium lab

John Vogel via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by jvogel from pw.usda.gov)
Mon Aug 27 12:17:24 EST 2007

Biological Science Laboratory Technician - GS-05/06/07
GS-5; $33,394.00 - $43,412.00 per year
GS-6; $37,225.00 - $48,392.00 per year
GS-7; $41,367.00 - $53,777.00 per year

The Western Regional Research Center, Genomics & Gene Discovery 
Research Unit, Albany, CA is seeking a temporary full-time technician 
to assist in laboratory efforts aimed at the development of 
alternative, environmentally friendly fuel sources. The successful 
candidate will conduct research aimed at improving the yield and 
digestibility of dedicated energy crops for the production of 
bioethanol. Research projects include using the model grass 
Brachypodium distachyon to identify genes controlling cell wall 
composition and improving switchgrass using biotechnology. This 
research will involve plant transformation, cell wall analysis and 
molecular techniques. Excellent oral and written skills are 
required.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate with 
experience.   For details and application directions, visit the ARS 
Careers website at 
announcement number ARS-D7W-0340.  Applications must be received by 
September 17, 2007. For questions, you may contact Dr. John Vogel at 
510-559-6117 or <mailto:jvogel from pw.usda.gov>jvogel from pw.usda.gov.  U.S. 
citizenship is required. USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer 
and provider.

John Vogel, Ph.D.
Research Molecular Biologist
Western Regional Research Center
U.S. Department of Agriculture
800 Buchanan Street
Albany, CA 94710

Voice: (510) 559 6117
FAX: (510) 559-5818
E-mail: jvogel from pw.usda.gov

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