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Chiou-Fen Chuang cchuang at mail.rockefeller.edu
Thu Aug 17 11:16:58 EST 2006

Research technician position, Chuang lab, Cincinnati Children's 
Hospital Research Foundation

A research technician position is available in my new laboratory in 
the Division of Developmental Biology at Cincinnati Children's 
Hospital Research Foundation beginning in November.  My research 
focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms by which functional 
neural circuits are assembled, using the small roundworm 
Caenorhabditis elegans as an experimental organism.  The lab uses a 
multidisciplinary approach that integrates genetics, molecular 
biology, cell biology, biochemistry, electrophysiology and microscopy 
to address this question.

Responsibilities include setting up and organizing a new research 
lab, handling laboratory administration, maintaining plasmid and 
frozen worm strain collection, overseeing equipment procurement and 
maintenance, ordering and stocking of lab supplies, ensuring budget 
control, training and supervising designated lab personnel and 
managing lab safety programs.  Other duties include preparing 
solutions and assisting with experiments as determined by the PI.

Requires a BS in life sciences and a minimum of 1 year of practical 
laboratory experience in molecular biology or genetics.  Experience 
with C. elegans is preferred but is not essential.  Emphasis on 
responsibility, organization, database management, interpersonal 
skills, independency, and problem solving.  The lab is seeking an 
energetic and highly motivated individual, who is capable of 
multi-tasking.  The successful applicant will work in a very 
stimulating academic and cultural environment, and will have the 
opportunity to contribute as an author on manuscripts.

This is a three-year position that may be extended if additional 
grant funds are secured.  Part-time position will also be considered.

To learn more about the division of Developmental Biology, see 

Interested persons should send their resume and the names of three 
references to Dr. Chiou-Fen Chuang at cchuang at rockefeller.edu.

Chiou-Fen Chuang, Ph.D.
Bargmann lab
The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021-6399
(917) 843-8412 (cell)
(212) 327-7412 (lab)
(212) 327-7243 (fax)
cchuang at rockefeller.edu

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