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[Arabidopsis] Laboratory/Research Technician position available-University of Washington, Seattle

Keiko Torii via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by ktorii from u.washington.edu)
Wed Mar 7 17:33:34 EST 2007

Laboratory/Research Technician position =96 Arabidopsis molecular and=20
developmental genetics

Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle

A Laboratory/research technician position is available starting summer=20=

or fall 2007 in the Keiko Torii lab at the University of Washington=20
(http://faculty.washington.edu/ktorii).  A successful applicant will=20
assist our ongoing genetic screen for stomatal patterning mutants,=20
Map-based cloning of causal genes, plasmid construction, generation and=20=

selection of transgenic plants, genetic crosses, and phenotypic=20
characterization of the mutants/transgenic plants.

The applicants must be meticulous, highly organized, motivated, can=20
work independently as well as a team, and must like to take care of=20
plants on a daily basis.  The duty includes soiling and watering=20
Arabidopsis, maintenance of oligonucleotide/plasmid database and seed=20
stock inventory in the Torii lab, and training of undergraduate lab=20
assistants.  A previous experience as undergraduate lab aides is=20
required, and experience in PCR and DNA-gel analysis is preferred.

The position is secured for one year, with additional 1~2 years of=20
extension based on the performance and funding availability. =20
Therefore, the position is highly suited for recent college graduates=20
who wish to have strong research experience before heading onto the=20
graduate career in related disciplines.  The Torii lab provides a=20
vigorous research training in the highly visible research area, and our=20=

former/current technicians have first-authored and/or co-authored=20
research manuscripts in first-rate journals, including Nature,=20
Development, Developmental Biology, and Plant Physiology.

This is a full-time position with benefit, including medical insurance=20=

and retirement, according to the University of Washington guidelines. =20=

Due to the type of appointment, the candidate must be a US=20
citizen/permanent resident

Please send your CV (resume), a copy of transcripts (alternatively,=20
grade points of courses in chemistry and biology), and phone=20
number/e-mail/address of two references to:

Dr. Keiko Torii, Associate Professor
Department of Biology
University of Washington,
Hitchcock 544
Seattle, WA 98195-5325

ktorii from u.washington.edu

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