[Chlamydomonas] Volvocine algae technician position in Tucson

Ferris, Patrick J - (pjferris) via chlamy%40net.bio.net (by pjferris from email.arizona.edu)
Thu Jan 17 16:25:45 EST 2013

A Laboratory Technician position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Richard E. Michod (http://www.eebweb.arizona.edu/Michod/) in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona, Tucson (http://www.eebweb<http://www.eebweb/>.arizona.edu<http://arizona.edu/>). We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and independent individual with a biological science background (molecular / cell biology is preferable). Responsibilities will include:

(1)    Daily management of the laboratory, comprising tasks such as ordering materials, maintaining cell culture stocks, preparing reagents and glassware and providing a supportive role for researchers in the lab
(2)    Contributing to research projects as required. The main project currently requiring an assistant involves the identification of genes implicated in the origin of multicellularity in the volvocine green algae.

Attributes deemed necessary for this position are good organizational and time management skills and a good work ethic. Although molecular biology skills are preferred, the necessary training will be provided.

Salary range for full-time employment depends on background and experience. The position budgeted in a NASA grant is in the $22,600 - $28,000 range p.a.. A probationary period applies. We are flexible as to whether the position is part-time or full-time.

Official job listing at UA Human Resources:

Please contact Dr. P. Ferris (pjferris56 from gmail.com<mailto:pjferris56 from gmail.com>) with any questions.

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