[Maize] Research Associate Position Open

An-Ping Hsia hsia at iastate.edu
Wed Jun 22 13:44:39 EST 2005


Dear maize community,

The Schnable Lab at Iowa State University has an opening for a maize 
genetics Research Associate.  We are a dynamic group that is active 
in both research and fun.  Learn more by visiting our web site at 
http://schnablelab.plantgenomics.iastate.edu.

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Position Open

Research Associate
Iowa State University

START DATE: 6/27/05

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Under the supervision of PI and project leader, the individual will 
be responsible for scheduling and organizing the lab's genetic 
nurseries and field operations, ensuring compliance with relevant 
USDA and ISU regulations, managing research projects and conducting 
wet lab experiments, managing project undergraduate research 
assistants, and assisting with routine lab management and 
administrative activities in support of research projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:  Bachelor's degree in biology or related fields with 
research lab experience and experience conducting corn genetic 
crosses. It is expected that the person in this position will spend 
about 4-5 weeks (continuously) per year (usually in January) at our 
winter nursery location which is usually out-of-state or can be 
abroad.

Preferred:  Experience maintaining freeze dryers, extracting plant 
DNA; high-throughput PCR, and Southern blotting. Experience making 
outcrosses and self pollinations of corn plants; detasseling and 
maintaining isolation plots; transplanting seedlings from greenhouse 
to the field; seed preparation for planting; operation of an 
automatic corn sheller; planting and scoring plants in the sand 
benches. Previous training and management experience.
Please go to www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=70381 
for more details.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
All interested, qualified persons must apply for this position by 
clicking "Apply for this Vacancy" and completing the Employment 
Application at 
www.iastatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=70381. Please be 
prepared to attach or enter a letter of application, resume, and 
contact information for three references. If you have questions 
regarding this vacancy, please email An-Ping Hsia hsia at iastate.edu.

ISU is an EO/AA employer


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Regards,

An-Ping Hsia, Ph.D.
Schnable Lab
e-mail:hsia at iastate.edu
http://schnablelab.plantgenomics.iastate.edu/




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