Technician Position in Weed Physiology

Tracy Sterling tsterlin at NMSU.EDU
Mon Aug 5 13:22:12 EST 1996


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	POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

TITLE:		Research Assistant

REPLY TO:		Dr. Tracy M. Sterling
			Dept. Entomology, Plant Pathology and Weed Sci.
			New Mexico State University
			P.O. Box 30003, Dept. 3BE
			Las Cruces, NM 88003
			Telephone: 505-646-6177
			FAX: 505-646-8087
			E-Mail: tsterlin at nmsu.edu

SALARY RANGE:	$20,650.32 a year minimum, plus benefits

POSITION LOCATION:	New Mexico State University

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:	6 September 1996

STARTING DATE:				1 October 1996

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy, Biology, Chemistry,
Horticulture or related discipline; Master's preferred or any equivalent
combination of education and experience which provides the required
knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Preferred: Experience with high pressure
liquid and gas chromatography, plant propagation and tissue culture,
radioisotopes, enzymology, centrifugation, gel electrophoresis and
greenhouse maintenance; knowledge of data management and analysis,
laboratory management procedures, and OSHA requirements would be advantageous.

DESCRIPTION: Duties will include conducting research into the physiology of
weeds and herbicides under the direction of the Principal Investigator.
Tasks will include standard laboratory and greenhouse methods in plant
physiology, molecular biology, and analytical chemistry.  Responsibility for
performing all OSHA required safety inspection, training and management
tasks will also be required under general authority of the Principal
Investigator.  Supervision and training of undergraduate laboratory aides.
Performing assigned research duties as required.


New Mexico State University is an EEO/AA Employer.  Offer of employment
contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in
the United States.

Thanks, Tracy.
Tracy M. Sterling
Associate Professor, Weed Physiology
Dept. Entom., Plant Path. and Weed Sci.
New Mexico State University
Dept. 3BE, Box 30003
Las Cruces, NM  88003
505-646-6177
505-646-8087 (FAX)




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