This is a one year position. The Harcombe Lab technician will assist with lab maintenance, mentoring, outreach, and research.
40% Mentoring and laboratory maintenance: The scientist is expected to help with mentoring students in the lab and participate in routine lab maintenance
30% Test impacts of species interactions on drug effects in microbial communities: The researcher will continue current experiments testing the impact of antibiotics in microbial communities.
20% Prepare results for presentation: The results of research will be published in major journals in the field and presented at national and international meetings. This position will require data compilation, figure preparation, and aid in manuscript preparation.
10% Molecular biology: The researcher will assist with moving mutations between strains in support of various projects in the lab.
Minimum qualifications: BA/BS with at least 2 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 6 years
Preferred qualifications: A masters degree and expertise with microbiology, computational biology, and evolutionary ecology.
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