Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Lab Technician III – Job # 19196
Research position in evolutionary biology/herpetology lab. Provide tech support for molecular systematics and comparative population genetics/genomics research. Specific responsibilities include DNA isolation, PCR, library construction, sample preparation, editing sequence data, using genomic database and searching tools, running phylogenetic and population genetic software, and data interpretation. General responsibilities include maintaining and purchasing laboratory supplies, assisting with grant proposal and manuscript preparation, and assisting with student training. This is a one-year appointment, renewable for a second year upon satisfactory performance. Endowed college employee benefits apply.
BS in biology-related field strongly preferred with at least one year of experience in a molecular biology or molecular systematics environment. Working knowledge of standard molecular lab protocols and basic field biology techniques. Neatness, attention to detail, good organizational skills and ability to manage people and be a team leader. Some weekend/evening hours will be necessary for field collecting trips, and time-sensitive lab procedures.
Applications will be accepted through January 30, 2013
Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Kelly Zamudio at email@example.com.
Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
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