Casual - Research Specialist

Princeton, NJ
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-8040
Department Integrative Genomics
Category Research and Laboratory
Date Posted 7 days ago
Full-Time / Part-Time Temporary
Application Deadline 10/17/2017


The Ayroles laboratory at the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics seeks applicants for a part-time research specialist position. Our group takes a multi-disciplinary approach to investigate the genetic basis for variation in complex traits addressing broad questions in evolutionary and medical genetics. We work with various Drosophila species as well as humans. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to supervise and carry out research projects and to assist the researchers in the lab on their projects.

This is a casual hourly position. The position is open and review of applications will begin immediately. The position will start as soon as possible. Salary will be commensurate with experience.


  • Drosophila maintenance, crossing, and screeningApplying molecular biology protocols
  • Participation in experimental design and execution of experiments
  • Participation in group meetings
  • Other lab duties as assigned


  • Bachelor degree in biology, genetics, or related fieldExperience in a research laboratory
  • Experience with molecular biology procedures
  • Strong attention to detail and meticulous lab notebook keeping
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for evolutionary biology and/or genetics

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Salary Grade

TMP, 001

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


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Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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