Research Support PBB, Coral Molecular Biology Research Technician ~

30 de julio de 2004

Research Support PBB, Coral Molecular Biology Research Technician

Position number 0077572T, UHM Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, (Coconut Island, Kaneohe Bay), temporary, NTE Jun-30-2005, renewal subject to funding availability, satisfactory performance and program needs Duties: Coordinate and facilitate research activities in Dr. Gates's laboratory; set up microcosms for experimental manipulations, collect samples, isolate tissues
by dissection; perform and troubleshoot molecular biology tasks including the extraction and quantification of nucleic acids, PCR, 3 and 5' RACE, cDNA library construction, cloning and sequencing; develop, hybridize and scan microarrays; analyze DNA sequence and microarray data using a variety of software packages; perform routine microscopy; implement appropriate
university, state, and federal fiscal and safety policies; perform other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications: Completion of a pertinent baccalaureate educational degree and relevant professional experience; competency in technical knowledge, critical thinking skills, communication skills and interpersonal skills; demonstrated hands-on experience in a biological laboratory setting; working knowledge of the principles,
practices and techniques of cell and molecular biology; demonstrated ability to operate and maintain personal computers, and working knowledge of the software necessary to complete analyses of the data generated in the laboratory; demonstrated ability to supervise subordinates, manage work
priorities and projects, and manage employee relations; alternatively, any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience that provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated. Desirable qualifications: Practical experience with cell and
molecular techniques including nucleic acid extraction, plasmid purification and restriction digests, protein and nucleic acid analysis, molecular cloning, and sequencing; experienced diver and boat operator; knowledge of form and style of research analyses and writing.
Pay range: minimum $3056/month
To apply: Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, UH Form 64 Application address: P.O. Box 1346, Kaneohe, HI 96744 Inquiries: Dr. Ruth D. Gates 808-236-7420 Date posted: Jul-14-2004 Closing date: Jul-29-2004 The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. All qualified applicants will be considered, regardless of race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as disabled veteran or veteran of Vietnam era. Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
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