The Waksman Institute at Rutgers University seeks to fill a position as Research Associate. The Waksman Institute is home to over 15 faculty members who use a broad range of approaches and experimental systems in numerous well-funded research programs. The Institute is part of a vibrant and interactive life sciences community that includes the School of Arts and Sciences Division of Life Sciences, the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey, and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A PhD in plant genetics and/or biological field, a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience and at least 4 years of postdoctoral training in plant biology is required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
(1)Experience in genetics, (2) A strong background in molecular biology and biochemistry, (3) Experience in DNA and RNA extraction, (4) Computational analysis of large data sets.
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