[Coral-List] Senior Research Technician
pbarber at bu.edu
Tue Nov 4 15:20:12 EST 2003
The following position has been formally approved and applications
are currently being accepted:
Senior Research Technician
Supervisor: Dr. Paul Barber
Location: Boston University Marine Program, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
A Research Assistant position is available in a laboratory that uses
molecular genetic techniques to investigate evolutionary process in
marine environments. Duties will primarily consist of routine
molecular genetic techniques (including, but not limited to, DNA
extraction, PCR, Cloning, and DNA sequencing) and data analysis (e.g.
sequence alignment, phylogenetic and population genetic analysis).
Some general lab maintenance (e.g. ordering, collection management)
and library research will also be expected.
Preference will be given to candidates who have previous molecular
genetic experience and who have a demonstrated interest in pursuing
scientific research. Further preference will be given to candidates
who are interested in becoming intellectually as well as technically
involved in the research
Bachelor's degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Genetics,
Organismal Biology or related field. Basic computer skills including
word processing (Microsoft Word) spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), and
graphics (Photoshop and Illustrator). Knowledge of phylogenetic
software a plus. Ability to work independently on assigned tasks,
work on multiple assignments with overlapping timelines, and meet
schedules and timelines. Knowledge of basic research methods.
Applicants are encouraged to contact Paul Barber at: pbarber at bu.edu.
Further information on the laboratory and it's activities can be
found at: ww.bu.edu/biology/Faculty_Staff/barber.html
To apply for the position:
Access the position in the BU Office of Personnel web site
http://www.bu.edu/personnel/employment. Click on "Job Opportunities",
then click on "Job Search and Apply Online". At the bottom of the
page, enter "1283/K043" into the box for "Job Search". Clicking on
the Job Title will take you to a description of the position with a
button at the bottom of the page to submit your C.V. to formally
apply for the position.
Dr. Paul H. Barber
Boston University Marine Program
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
pbarber at bu.edu
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