Laboratory technician position available

liz ryder ryder at WPI.EDU
Wed Apr 19 09:22:34 EST 2000

Applications are invited for a Laboratory Research Technician at Worcester
Polytechnic Institute (WPI).  Situated in Worcester, MA, WPI is an
innovative technological university of engineering, science, management,
the humanities and arts, and the social sciences with an enrollment of
2,700 undergraduate and about 1100 full-time and part-time graduate students.

The successful candidate will assist with research projects and act as
general lab manager for the Ryder laboratory.  We study the development of
sensory maps in the nervous sytem, using the nematode C. elegans as a model
organism.  For more information, please visit our web site at  We seek an enthusiastic person
with a strong interest in science who is able to work independently.
Responsibilities will include active participation in ongoing research
projects in the laboratory using techniques such as microinjection of DNA
to create transgenic animals, PCR, northern analysis, and genetic screens.
The successful applicant will also be in charge of general laboratory
operations, such as maintaining laboratory stocks and ordering supplies.  A
B.S. in a biological science is required.  Previous research experience is
desirable.  Salary range: $25-28K.

WPI offers a smoke free environment.  An excellent benefits package
includes health insurance, family tuition reimbursement, and generous
vacations.  Interested candidates should submit a C.V. and names and
contact information of three references to Dr. Elizabeth Ryder, Worcester
Polytechnic Institute, Department of Biology and Biotechnology, 100
Institute Rd., Worcester, MA  01609.  You may fax your information to
508-831-5936 or email: ryder at

To enrich education through diversity, WPI is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer.

Liz Ryder
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Dept. of Biology and Biotechnology
Salisbury Laboratories
Worcester, MA  01609
ryder at
Tel: 508-831-6011
FAX: 508-831-5936

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