Puesto de Lab Manager en un laboratorio de nueva creación en la universidad de Arkansas ~ Bioblogia.net

11 de agosto de 2021

Puesto de Lab Manager en un laboratorio de nueva creación en la universidad de Arkansas

Oferta compartida por Nuria

Full-Time Research Assistant / Laboratory Manager is available in Fall 2021 in the Zhuang Lab (https://fulbright.uark.edu/departments/biology/directory/index/uid/xz036/name/Xuan+Zhuang/),
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas. Research interests in the Zhuang Lab include: Genetic basis of variation for complex traits and diseases; Evolution of genetic novelty and diversity; Molecular mechanisms of gene formation and gene loss. Investigations involve comparative genomics, molecular evolution, quantitative genetics, and bioinformatics, in model (fruit flies) and non-model organisms (polar fishes).

Job Description
As a lab manager, the candidate will assist the PI to set up a new lab and support the laboratory research requirements of the lab, including new equipment ordering and testing, protocol development, equipment maintenance, supply stock ordering, and basic administrative duties. As a research assistant, the candidate will assist the PI with conducting fruit fly experiments, collecting and analyzing data, and be responsible for maintaining fly stocks. The candidate will work directly with the PI and will have opportunities to participate in research seminars; attend conferences; collaborate on publications; and supervise undergraduate researchers. The position offers excellent benefits and a friendly working environment. The research assistant will be appointed for a one-year term, with reappointment possible based on performance and funding availability.

Minimum Requirements
  • B.S. or M.S. in Biology or related fields.
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Demonstrated excellence in organization, attention to detail, and keeping thorough and up-to-date records.
  • Ability to manage several tasks, keeping all on track and organized.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience being a lab manager, or setting up new lab with PI.
  • Experience working with fruit fly or fish.
  • Experience working in a Linux/Unix environment, and using Python, R, etc.
  • Molecular biology lab skills and genomic data analyzing experience.
Application Information
We invite interested and highly qualified candidates to apply. Please contact Dr. Zhuang (xz036@uark.edu) and email your CV, unofficial transcripts, contact information of three references, and a cover letter describing your experience relevant to the ones listed above. Review of applications will begin on July 15th 2021, and the position will remain open until filled. The expected start date for the position is Fall 2021.

About the University
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation¢s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity
(R1 University). The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is
home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of
life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.

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