US Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service
Biological Science Laboratory Technician
$33394-$53777 per annum
This position supports a national program 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. The incumbent would have responsibility for the
production, care and analysis of transgenic grasses containing
constructs designed to improve switchgrass as an energy
crop. Additional duties will involve DNA sequence analysis and the
development of marker systems for and genetic analysis of large
perennial grasses as well as model grass species. Salary will be
competitive and commensurate with experience.
For details and application directions, see http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/
Announcement Number ARS-D7W-0288.
Applications must be received by the closing date 8/3/07. U.S.
citizenship is required. USDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.
For Further Information please contact:
Christian M. Tobias, Ph.D.
Research Molecular Biologist
Genomics and Gene Discovery Unit
USDA, ARS, WRRC
800 Buchanan St.
Albany CA 94710
ctobias from pw.usda.gov