Reporting to the principal investigator, Professor Daniel Kalderon, the incumbent assists ongoing experiments in a Drosophila molecular genetics laboratory.
THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION FOR ONE YEAR WITH POSSIBILITY OF RENEWAL DEPENDENT UPON SECURING ADDITIONAL FUNDING.
**In addition to your resume, please upload a cover letter describing your prior research experience and how it is suited to this position.**
Responsibilities include Drosophila genetics, dissection and staining of developing tissues, confocal microscopy, DNA cloning and RNA analysis. Duties will also include general laboratory maintenance and maintenance of Drosophila stocks, as needed.
Bachelor's degree in biology or similar discipline. Prior lab experience of microscopic dissection, immunohistochemistry, and confocal microscopy required. The candidate must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills and the ability to perform multiple tasks.
Prior work with Drospohila
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Internal Number: 512139
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