Position Announcement Lab Technician
msharkey at UKY.EDU
Fri Mar 17 15:21:33 CST 2006
Below is an announcement for lab technician in my (insect
systematics) laboratory. It is a small word file. Please forward to anyone
that may have an interest.
Department of Entomology
S-227 Ag. Sci. N.
University of Kentucky
Lexington KY 40546-0091
Tel (859) 257-9364
Fax (859) 323-1120
email msharkey at uky.edu
TechnicianThe Hymenoptera Institute, Department of Entomology, University
LOCATION University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.
EFFECTIVE DATE Screening of applicants materials is effective
immediately (March 20, 2006), and will continue until the position is filled.
SALARY $ 27,711.00 /yr with Benefits.
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN. Dr. Michael J. Sharkey at the University of Kentucky
is seeking a highly organized individual to fill a 2-year position, with
encouragement of renewal. The position is funded, in part, for the
Hymenoptera Assembling the Tree of Life project (National Science
The successful candidate will focus on the goals of the Tree
of Life project for the Hymenoptera, which aims to elucidate the phylogeny
of this incredibility diverse order. Primary responsibilities include web
site development, organization and imaging of specimens, lab maintenance,
and generally focusing on the goals of the project. Other responsibilities
include managing undergraduate employees, collaborating with other members
of the Hymenoptera Assembling the Tree of Life Project, and interacting
with graduate students. Individuals with an undergraduate degree and a
biology background will be considered. Skills valuable to the position
include; web design (HTML, CSS, some php), experience with imaging and
imaging programs, knowledge of Hymenoptera morphology, and experience in a
molecular lab (We don't expect to find anyone with all of these qualities.).
Our project goal is to construct a large-scale phylogenetic
analysis of the Hymenoptera, an insect order that encompasses approximately
10% of the species diversity of life. Approximately 115,000 species have
already been described and estimates for the total number of species range
up to 2.5 million. Further project information, list of collaborators and
project proposal may be found at
<http://www.hymatol.org/>http://www.hymatol.org. Interested candidates
should send a letter of interest and introduce themselves via e-mail to:
Dr. Michael J. Sharkey
(<https://ukmail1.uky.edu/w?OR.DDM.Z4FX-vQ.ECJEg.CBv.CQgE.Jemail@example.com>msharkey at uky.edu).
More information about the Taxacom