Technical Aide

Job description

Technical Aide

Job no: 683261
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 00
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Fisheries And Wildlife 10002344
Sub Area: CT- Clerical Tech.
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: In State, East Lansing
Categories: Temporary
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary or an on-call position. Provides technical support. Responsibilities may include computer programming or operations; research support; medical patient care; technical equipment maintenance, repair, fabrication or operation; or other technical support functions.

Unit Position Summary

An hourly technician position is available in the lab of Dr. Kim Scribner in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University. The successful applicant will join a collaborative team of researchers conducting genotyping and sequence analysis of fish populations in Michigan. Duties include high throughput extraction of DNA, SNP and microsatellite genotyping, Sanger sequence analysis, data base management and curation of data. The successful applicant would also assist with data analysis. This is a temporary position for up to 8 months. Start date for this position is on or before 1/4/2021.

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Kim Scribner ([email protected]) with questions about the position.

Desired Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

B.S. in Biology, Natural Resources or related field, knowledge of basic skills in molecular laboratory protocol and use of word processing and data base management software.

Desired Qualifications:

Knowledge in basic molecular genetics laboratory techniques including DNA extraction, PCR, genotyping, Sanger sequencing, and next generation sequencing. Quantitative skills including manipulation of sequence and genotype data and data base management experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, CV, contact information for three references.

Work Hours


Advertised: Nov 18, 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Dec 16, 2020 Eastern Standard Time




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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 12/16/2020
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