Department: Institute of Molecular Biology
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month
Review of Applications Begins
September 25, 2017; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references with your online application.
The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) is a research institute that reports to the Vice President for Research and Innovation. We have 18 labs and approximately 150 employees, including 45 graduate students who train in our labs. We have an administrative structure, which includes accounting, purchasing, personnel, PI support, building management, and three service centers. Our annual budget is about $9.5 million, primarily from federal research and training grants.
The gnotobiology technician will perform a variety of molecular biology techniques including designing and cloning constructs for zebrafish transgenesis, perform routine lab tasks such as making solutions and ordering reagents, perform zebrafish husbandry tasks, including crossing, screening, and genotyping by PCR and by fluorescence microscopy, and generate germ free zebrafish embryos.
Bachelor's degree biology or related field. Experience with molecular biology and/or microbiology techniques.
Experience with zebrafish husbandry. Experience with generating transgenic zebrafish.
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