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The Rachel Brem lab will need a research associate for a project focused on molecular evolution in microbes. The goal is to investigate the molecular determinants of ancient yeast traits manifesting as divergences between extant species. The day-to-day research work will require transgenesis, genome sequencing, microbial phenotyping, and computational data analysis. The associate will also serve as lab manager and carry out public presentations of research findings.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 1, 2021
- Microbial culture, maintenance, and phenotyping
- Microbial transgenesis/strain construction
- Preparation of illumina sequencing libraries
- Computational analyses
Serve as lab manager
- Coordinate purchasing and space needs
- Serve as lab safety coordinator
Presentation & Teaming
- Active participation in lab meetings and journal clubs
- Public presentation of research findings
- The applicant must have experience in microbiology, molecular biology, and computational biology.
- Must be able to carry out repetitive pipetting and carry loads of up to 15 pounds.
- Experience in genomics, microbiology, natural genetic variation and evolution and computer scripting.
Salary & Benefits
This is an hourly role (stepped rates).
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Research Support Professionals Unit (RX) between the University of California and the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/rx/index.html
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