Job description

Duties: The Bonasio laboratory seeks a full time lab technician to provide support with molecular biology experiments, laboratory maintenance, and insect husbandry. One major task will be to perform microinjections of ant embryos to create ant mutant lines to study the effect of genes on social behavior. Other tasks include maintaining our ant colony and help with traditional molecular biology techniques including plasmid cloning, as well as purification and analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins. Previous experiences with microinjections is greatly preferred. Previous experiences with microinjections and/or with insects in the laboratory is a plus but not mandatory. The position does requires daily handling of ants (mostly Harpegnathos saltator).

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 0 to 1 year of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required.

Reference Number: 40-27316

Salary Grade: 023

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: CD-Cell and Development Biology

Special Requirements:

Job Family: 6-Technical Scientific/Statistical




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Posted: 11/14/2017
Application Due: 11/14/2018
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