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The Rachel Brem lab will need a research associate for a project focused on molecular evolution in microbes. The goal is to investigate the molecular determinants of ancient yeast traits manifesting as divergences between extant species. The day-to-day research work will require transgenesis, genome sequencing, microbial phenotyping, and computational data analysis. The associate will also serve as lab manager and carry out public presentations of research findings.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 1, 2021
Microbial culture, maintenance, and phenotyping
Microbial transgenesis/strain construction
Preparation of illumina sequencing libraries
Serve as lab manager
Coordinate purchasing and space needs
Serve as lab safety coordinator
Presentation & Teaming
Active participation in lab meetings and journal clubs
Public presentation of research findings
The applicant must have experience in microbiology, molecular biology, and computational biology.
Must be able to carry out repetitive pipetting and carry loads of up to 15 pounds.
Experience in genomics, microbiology, natural genetic variation and evolution and computer scripting.
Salary & Benefits
This is an hourly role (stepped rates).
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