Junior/Assistant Specialist in Evolutionary Epigenomics Lab
The Lee lab in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a specialist at junior or assistant level. Our group studies the interplay between transposable elements and genome/epigenome evolution, combining population genetics, genomics, epigenomics, and chromosome biology. More information about our research interests can be found at http://grylee.science/
Requirements for the position include:
a B.S. or higher in Biology or related degree
at least one-year independent experience with standard molecular biology techniques (e.g., DNA/RNA extractions, PCR, qPCR) in a research laboratory setting
Attentive to details and have strong organizing skills
can work independently as well as collaboratively
comfortable working with fruit flies Preferences will be given to candidates with experience with genomics or functional genomics.
Responsibilities of the position includes
design, optimize and execute molecular biology experiments for epigenomic and genomic studies
maintain Drosophila culture and make crosses
maintain of laboratory equipment and inventory (including ordering supplies)
assist projects of other members of the lab when necessary
Initial appointment is for one year with potential extension and/or renewal based on work performance and availability of funding support.
Qualified candidates should submit curriculum vitae along with the names and contact information of three references to the following recruitment URL: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06571
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