position available drosophila lab tech

Amy K Csink csink+ at ANDREW.CMU.EDU
Fri Sep 25 09:52:15 EST 1998


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY

JOB NUMBER-CATEGORY:  8390 - Research
DATE:                           9/2/98          RK
TITLE:                          Research Associate I
DEPARTMENT:             Biological Sciences
SALARY RANGE:           $9.72 - $18.69/hour
HIRING SALARY RANGE:    6
JOB CLASS CODE (JCC):   4551 (not for applicant use)
FLSA STATUS:            Non-exempt
HOURS:          `       8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F

This position is in a Drospohilia molecular genetics laboratory with an
emphasis on using microscopy to study the relationship between nuclear
structure and gene expression. This person will be responsible for
maintaining Drospophila stocks, carrying out genetic crosses, ordering
supplies, organizing the lab space and maintaining records.
Additionally, this person will carry out experiments and collect data
under the supervisor's direction. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of scientific research methods; ability to
accurately collect and record data; ability to learn to set up and
conduct sound experimental procedures; ability to maintain accurate and
detailed records; ability to understand and follow directions; ability
to work closely with others; ability to work under pressure and meet
inflexible deadlines; ability to work on several tasks simultaneously,
and pay strict attention to research protocol required. May be exposed
to hazardous materials, chemicals, etc. The successful candidate will be
required to complete Hazard Communication Training prior to beginning
work. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. B.A. or B.S. in
biology or related field or combo; six months to one year experience in
conducting scientific research; knowledge of basic molecular biology
techniques, Drosphila genetics, fluorescence microscopy and computer
assisted image analysis preferred. 

This is a summary statement of the responsibilities and qualifications
for this position. 

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412-268-2046 Jobline 412-268-8545 



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