Research Technician opening
David B. Willmot
willmotd at missouri.edu
Mon Jul 16 18:07:15 EST 2001
We have an opening for a USDA/ARS Research Technician with our dynamic
maize genetics group. To apply, please follow this link to the
Application forms can be downloaded from:
Do address each of the Specialized experience factors.
Here below is an abbreviated version of the ad:
AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE RESEARCH TECHNICIAN (PLANTS). The U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service
(ARS), Plant Genetics Research Unit, Columbia, Missouri, is seeking a
permanent full-time, Agricultural Science Research Technician,
GS-0404-07, 8, or 9 (salary range $29,273-$46,546 per annum). The
successful applicant will participate as a team member in support of
a Research Geneticist in various phases of maize genetics research
with the goal of identifying and characterizing useful genetic
variation in germplasm for important traits. Position requires (i)
knowledge of the principles of biological science including genetics,
molecular biology, and biochemistry; (ii) skill in various laboratory
procedures such as DNA extraction, polymerase chain reaction,
electrophoresis, Southern and Northern Blots, basic cloning, and
biochemical analyses; and (iii) ability to collect, maintain, and
summarize extensive data from various sources and utilizing various
equipment and software packages, such as spreadsheets and relational
database. Comprehensive benefits package includes paid annual and
sick leave, life insurance, health insurance, and a savings and
investment plan in addition to a Federal retirement plan. U.S.
Citizenship is required. For the full vacancy announcement, which
includes application information, call JoAnne Fernandez
(573)875-5293; or visit the ARS vacancy website at www.ars.usda.gov,
announcement number ARS-X1W-1400. Applications in response to this ad
must be postmarked by August 16, 2000. USDA/ARS IS AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER.
David Willmot, Ph.D.
301 Curtis Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
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