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research associate position in San Diego

Laurie Smith lsmith at biomail.ucsd.edu
Tue Oct 20 21:54:00 EST 1998

Staff Research Associate II position available immediately at U.C. San
Diego.  Candidate will participate in new NSF-funded project entitled
"Maize Gene Discovery, Sequencing and Phenotypic Analysis" involving 10
laboratories at 6 universities.  Required skills and knowledge include:
college level course work in genetics, molecular biology and chemistry, and
practical experience with molecular biology techniques.  Experience working
with maize is preferred.  Field work duties include planting, cultivating,
collecting tissue samples, and pollinating maize plants, as well as
examination of plants for segregation of mutant phenotypes.  Laboratory
duties include preparation of DNA and RNA, construction of libraries, and
use of PCR to identify transposon insertions in genes of interest.
Management duties include maintaining records of entire project and
supervision of undergraduate assistants.  Enthusiasm for outdoor work, and
excellent organization and information management skills are essential for
this position.  To see more information about this position and obtain
application materials see posting no. C2941-Y on U.C.S.D. job bulletin
board at http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/~eob/science1.html.  Specific questions
about the position can be directed to Laurie Smith
(lsmith at biomail.ucsd.edu).  Closing date for applications: 10/26/98.

Laurie G. Smith
Assistant Professor
Biology Dept. 0116
U.C.San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093-0116
email: lsmith at biomail.ucsd.edu
telephone: 619-822-2531 (office)
           619-822-2558 (lab)
fax: 619-534-7108

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