Staff Research Associate Position at UC Berkeley
hollick at nature.berkeley.edu
Wed Jan 26 12:48:04 EST 2000
We are searching for an individual to assume a lead role in the
management of our maize genetics lab. If interested, please contact
the University of California, Berkeley, Human Resources to apply
Staff Research Associate II (A&PS 1)
Plant & Microbial Biology
$32,048 - 48,179
Hours: to be arranged
Closing date: open until filled
Job Duties: Position ends 11 months from date of hire with possible
extension. Perform, and supervise performance of, laboratory and
field experimental procedures in support of academically supervised
research of chromosome structure and gene regulation in maize.
Independently carry out a wide variety of standard laboratory and
field experiments requiring knowledge of molecular biology,
bioinformatics, and field genetics concepts. Modify, vary, or adapt
standard procedures to meet needs of research projects. Assume a lead
role for management of a small lab. Carry out curation of extensive
maize seed stocks and management of large field nurseries. Coordinate
laboratory personnel for, and carry out, field genetics experiments.
Observe, measure, and interpret experimental results. Perform
bioinformatic analyses of DNA databases using computer algorithm
software. Carry out standard molecular biological experiments to
identify and measure nucleic acids from plant tissues. Independently
evaluate experimental results and make recommendations for further
experimentation. Keep meticulous records of data. Train and supervise
students and laboratory technicians.
Required qualifications: BS in Genetics or related science and at
least 2 years of lab work experience in molecular biology that
includes experience with PCR, DNA sequence analysis, and related
technology; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Effective organizational and communication skills. Ability to work
independently and as part of a team. No allergies to grass pollen.
Preferred qualifications: Experience working with maize or other
model diploid genetic organisms.
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