[Drosophila] Position Available at the Bloomington Drosophila Stock
matthewk at indiana.edu
Thu Sep 14 15:28:46 EST 2006
Full-time position for a Research Associate with biology training and
management capabilities with the Bloomington Drosophila Stock Center Project
Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Applications are invited for a Research Associate who will function as
Assistant Collections Manager for the Bloomington Drosophila Stock
Center (http://flystocks.bio.indiana.edu/), an international research
resource for biologists using Drosophila melanogaster. We are looking
for a highly organized, self-motivated, computer-literate multi-tasker
with a solid background in biology and strong communication skills to
join a management team of biologists in the day-to-day operation of the
Stock Center. The work includes coordination with the Collections
Managers, day-to-day supervision of a team of technicians who maintain
more than 20,000 genetically defined strains, computer support for
custom stockkeeping and other database applications, processing new
strains into the collection, restoration of compromised cultures,
processing requests for stocks using custom database applications,
correspondence with users of the collection, management of user
accounts, troubleshooting Drosophila-medium-related problems, ordering
supplies, and facilitating the smooth operation of the Center. BA, BS or
MS in biology with relevant experience preferred. Logical, practical and
flexible approach to organizational challenges and problem solving a
must. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is located.
Applications received by September 30, 2006, are assured consideration.
Please send email applications (including a cover letter outlining your
interests, complete CV, and contact information for three individuals
willing to supply evaluations) to Dee Versotko (see
http://www.bio.indiana.edu/events/jobs/index.html or e-mail address).
Bloomington Drosophila Stock Center
Dept. of Biology, Indiana University
1001 E. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005
email: matthewk at indiana.edu
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