Technician position: Population genetics/phylogenomics, Hawaii ~ Bioblogia.net

17 de octubre de 2012

Technician position: Population genetics/phylogenomics, Hawaii

Aloha!  The University of Hawaii Manoa  (Rubinoff Lab) and
USDA-ARS Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center (Geib Lab)
have funding for an entry level technician in the area of population
genetics/phylogenomics/bioinformatics.   This research project is focused
on analyzing populations of Tephritid fruit fly species using genome-wide
analysis techniques towards marker discovery and developing assays for
determination of source populations.   The duties would be assisting
with laboratory molecular biology, analysis of NGS data, focusing on
population biology, genomics, etc.  Background in population genetics
and phylogenetics is required.  Knowledge of linux/unix, scripting, and
programming in some language is desired.  Our approaches include RAD-Seq,
GBS (genotyping by sequencing), RNA-seq, and multi-gene sequencing.
We have advanced computing resources and a very active research program.
Salary is ~$30,000-36,000/yr, hired through University of Hawaii Manoa,
and the job will be stationed at the USDA-ARS Pacific Basin Agricultural
Research Center in Hilo (Big Island of Hawaii).  Funding is secured
for 1 year, with possibility of extension based on future funding.
Undergraduate degree in Genetics or similar is required.  If interested,
please contact Dr. Scott Geib at scott.geib@ars.usda.gov and submit CV,
Research Narrative, and contact for at least 3 references.

Scott Geib, PhD
Research Entomologist
Insect Genomics
USDA Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center
Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research Unit
64 Nowelo Street
Hilo HI, 96720

 808-959-4335 (office)
808-959-5470 (fax)



Scott.Geib@ARS.USDA.GOV

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