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Research Assistant or Research Associate - Archive
Institute of Ecology and Evolution

Posting: 12096
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2012-05-29

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE OR ASSISTANT.  Full-time research position available at the University of Oregon, Eugene.  Candidates having a B.A/B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. are invited to apply.  We seek a highly motivated and responsible individual who enjoys participating in an interactive intellectual environment to join us in our studies of evolutionary genetics and genomics using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans and its relatives as model systems.  The candidate will be responsible for coordinating long-term selection projects, perform genetic crosses, prepare samples for whole genome sequencing, and perform general laboratory management/maintenance.  Previous experience with basic molecular techniques is required, with experience with DNA sequencing and/or the genetics of model organisms preferred.  Research assistant position would be under the direction of the investigator, research associate (PhD required) would participate in student training and conduct research under general guidance.  Further details regarding ongoing research available at uoregon.edu/~pphil.  Initial appointment for one year with salary commensurate with education and experience.  Renewal possible based on performance, funding and need.  Please send CV and names of three references to: Patrick Phillips, Ph.D., via ie2jobs@uoregon.edu reference search 12096 or c/o Search# 12096, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, 5289 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-5289.

The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.  To assure full consideration, applications must be received by April 20, 2012, but position will remain open until filled.

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