The Research Technician will assist two post-doctoral researchers in the work on the molecular nature of the plant circadian clock. The work includes plant DNA extractions and the design and running of PCRs and subsequent DNA gel electrophoresis to help genotype segregants of genetic crosses. Additional responsibilities will include sowing of N. benthamiana and Arabidopsis seed on soil and agar plates, preparation of reagent lab stocks. Cloning of novel plant protein expression constructs will be part of a small independent project.
Minimum Education Required
Bachelors degree is required
1 yr experience in molecular genetics techniques is preferred: DNA isolation, PCR, CRISPR experience, gel electrophoresis, fluorescent microscopy, general laboratory techniques familiarity (preparing media).
The Department of Molecular Genetics within the College of Arts and Sciences seeks a Research Technician to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
The pay range for this job profile is $13.89 18.51. The offer for this position will fall within this range based on internal equity, unit's available budget, and the candidate's qualifications.
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