(Fwd) job announcement

Robert Haynes rhaynes at BIOLOGY.AS.UA.EDU
Wed Nov 6 15:28:48 CST 1996


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

LABORATORY RESEARCH SPECIALIST

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA


        The Department of Biological Sciences and Museum of Natural
History, The University of Alabama is seeking applicants to fill a research
assistant/laboratory manager postion beginning March 1997.  The appointment
is for 12 month, full-time, professional staff position.  The successful
candidate will be responsible for managing a molecular systematics
laboratory (research and personnel) and inventory of frozen tissues in a
new Scientific Collections Building.  Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or
related field preferred; M.S. in Biological Sciences or related field and
three years of experience required.  Applicants must have training in
systematic and molecular biology; knowledge and experience with methods for
protein and DNA electrophoresis, including starch, acrylamide, and agarose
gel preparation, DNA primer development and formation, DNA amplification,
sequencing, restriction fragment analysis, protein electrophoresis, protein
and DNA gel scoring/reading; safe use and management of radioactive
compounds and other hazardous chemicals associated with research in
molecular biology; skills in typing, data base management, accounting, and
personnel managment; knowledge and experience with use of computers, and
cameras (video, still); and must be readily certified in radiation safety.
Applicants should arrange for the submission of three letters of reference,
and should submit their curriculum vitae, social security number, and a
description of research experience and plans:  Dr. Richard L. Mayden,
Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Alabama, Box 870344,
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0344.  Closing date 20 December 1996.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Richard L. Mayden
Department of Biological Sciences
Box 870344
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487-0344

205-348-9166 (voice)
205-348-1786 (fax)
rmayden at ua1vm.ua.edu
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