Research Technician job: North Carolina State University

Guanghua Zhu gzhu at LEHMANN.MOBOT.ORG
Thu Apr 26 09:38:21 CDT 2001

Job Title: Research Technician III (state-funded)

Salary grade: Grade 66 (based on education and experience, minimum $29,000 +benefits)

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Proposed Hire Date: July 1, 2001

Job Description:

Job Description:  The molecular systematic lab at Department of Botany, North Carolina State University seeks a full-time research technician. The successful applicant will be expected to: 1) work independently in the laboratory; 2) collect, analyze, and summarize data; 3) maintain research materials in the lab and greenhouse; 4) conduct on-line library researches; 5) prepare and assist in the preparation of written and electronic materials (e.g., manuscripts, reports, web page descriptions, research presentations, etc.); 6) assist in training of students and other laboratory personnel; 7) assist in the management and day-to-day operation of the laboratory; 8) work effectively with graduate and undergraduate students, and staff.

Qualifications:  BA/BS IN BOTANY, BIOLOGY, ZOOLOGY, OR OTHER RELATED FIELD & 2 YRS LABORATORY EXPERIENCE IN THE RESEARCH FIELD ASSIGNED*.  MS degree in molecular systematics or Molecular Biology is preferred.  Require experience with PCR, DNA electrophoresis, restriction site analysis, molecular cloning, DNA sequencing, MS office.  Experience with phylogenetic and population genetic analyses of molecular data is desired.  The individual should be mature, hard-working, and conscientious, and will occasionally be required to work some night or weekend hours. 

Send a resume and the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references to  Dr. Jenny Xiang, Dept. of Botany, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7612. Phone: 919-515-2728; Fax: 919-515-3456; E-mail: jenny_Xiang at 

Jenny Qiu-Yun Xiang

Department of Botany

North Carolina State University

Gardner Hall 2214

Raleigh, NC 27695-7612

Phone: 919-515-2728

Fax: 919-515-3436

E-mail: jenny_xiang at

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