Department: Institute of Molecular Biology
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month
Review of Applications Begins
September 1, 2018; position will remain open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include a letter of application, CV and contact information for three professional references.
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 position of Research Assistant will involve engagement in an independent research project involving genetics, microscopy, and molecular biology. Based on prior experience, the project may also involve bioinformatics analysis. There will also be frequent interactions with other members of the research group and other neighboring research groups; these interactions include training of new students in basic lab techniques and presenting at group meetings for the lab.
• Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, or related field.
• Independent research lab experience (in a non-classroom setting).
• Experience with genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or microscopy.
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