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The Parkhurst laboratory in the Basic Sciences Division that uses developmental, genetic, cellular, and molecular approaches to look at different regulatory mechanisms and pathways required for proper Drosophila embryonic development is recruiting an experienced research technician to carry out an independent research project that involves both developmental genetics and molecular biology.
The technician will participate in lab meetings and journal clubs. Other responsibilities include general lab maintenance (ordering, caring for Drosophila flies, fly media preparation), and other duties as assigned.
This is an ideal position for someone looking to attend graduate school.
A bachelor's degree in a biological science and bench research experience are required. To be successful in this position, the technician must have scientific curiosity, a high level of self-motivation, the ability to take instruction and correction and to follow directions, good organizational skills, the ability to work independently, and wants to stay at least two years. Reliability is essential. Must be able to distinguish different intensities and hues of red.
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