[Coral-List] Coral Molecular Biology Tech Position

Ruth Gates rgates at hawaii.edu
Wed Jul 21 15:32:02 EDT 2004

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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:  Ruth D, Gates, HIMB, P.O. Box 1346, Kaneohe, HI 96744 
Inquiries:  Dr. Ruth D. Gates 808-236-7420 rgates at hawaii.edu  Date 
posted:  Jul-14-2004 Closing date:  Jul-29-2004

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