Research Technician

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Oct 15, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Research Technician

Job no: 514862
Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:60190000 - AG-PLANT PATHOLOGY

Classification Title:


Job Description:

Typical laboratory duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Organize and maintain inventories in the lab, order and organize lab supplies, etc.
  • Preparation of bacteriological media
  • Grow, store and organize a bacterial collection
  • Perform experiments in the greenhouse/growth chamber
  • Perform basic molecular biological techniques (DNA extraction, PCRs)
Expected Salary:

$12.00 - $15.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

• Excellent organizational skills, initiative, attention to detail, ability to write correspondence and reports required
• Interests in relevant topics (e.g. plant pathology, phytobacteriology, sustainable agriculture, molecular biology)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s degree in biology, microbiology and cell science, plant science or related fields preferred but not required
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Email: (1) a brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, how you would benefit from this opportunity, and how you meet the required qualifications; (2) C.V./resume; (3) unofficial transcripts; and (4) contact information for two academic/professional references to Dr. Samuel Martins ([email protected]). Include “Research Technician Position” in the email subject line. Contact Dr. Martins with any questions about the position.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 14 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 28 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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