Perform research carried out the soybean genomics laboratory in the Department of Agronomy/Horticulture in order to achieve research goals of the project leaders. Responsible for activities that take place in the field and laboratory, including training and supervision of hourly workers and graduate students during certain phases of their work. Other responsibilities include collaboration with project leaders in designing experiments, carrying out experiments, data analysis, creation of graphics, assistance in writing scientific papers, operation and maintenance of technical lab and field equipment.
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Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology, agronomy, genetics, or a related field of study plus three years lab or related experience. Experience with computers, data collection, and running and maintaining laboratory equipment. Knowledge of safety procedures used while working with and disposing of reagents used in molecular biology. Skills in laboratory techniques including gel electrophoresis, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), DNA extraction from plant tissues, etc. Skilled in the use of bioinformatics software for molecular genetic data storage and analysis.
Master's degree in molecular biology, agronomy, genetics or related fields. Experience in molecular genetic research. Knowledge of plant breeding, SNP genotyping, and DNA sequencing. Ability to analyze large genomic data sets generated from next generation sequencing.
Posted Salary: $43,354/yr. minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 70605
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