Technical Position Available

Bill Thompson wftb at ncsu.edu
Wed Aug 29 08:50:00 EST 2001


RESEARCH ASSISTANT NEEDED

North Carolina State University is seeking highly qualified 
applicants to join a team of researchers working on an NSF-funded 
project to improve transformation technology for maize. This is a 
research support position. Primary functions will include plant 
cultivation, initiating and maintaining organ and tissue cultures, 
and analysis of gene expression using cell biological and molecular 
techniques. Additional duties may include assisting with plasmid 
construction, DNA and RNA isolation, or protein analysis. A BS or MS 
degree in biology (or the equivalent experience) is required. 
Practical experience with aseptic technique is essential. A working 
knowledge of plant development, microtechnique, or transformation is 
highly desirable. The successful applicant will also be able to 
manage time, maintain accurate laboratory records, and solve problems 
at the technical level. Strong interpersonal skills are essential. 
Compensation will be commensurate with experience. A starting date of 
October 1, 2001 is preferred, but negotiable.

Please send applications, including a CV and contact information for 
at least three references, to Ms. Joyce Bruffey, Department of 
Botany, Campus Box 7612, NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7612. 
Email applications should be sent to joyce_bruffey at ncsu.edu North 
Carolina State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and 
operates under Affirmative Action Policy. Individuals with 
disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process 
should contact Joyce Bruffey at the above address.




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