USDA Biological Research Technician in Manhattan, Kansas

USDA Biological Research Technician
($41,365 to $59,557 per year)

Closing Date: Oct. 24, 2018

A biological technician is available in the Winter Wheat Genetics Research Unit, USDA-ARS, located on the campus of Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. The technician will work both in the greenhouse and laboratory on projects related to wheat - Hessian fly interactions.

Requirements: A master’s degree or equivalent in Entomology, Plant genetics, Molecular biology, or other related disciplines. The candidate will have knowledge of basic plant - insect interactions and molecular genetics. Hands-on experience in molecular cloning, protein purification, expression analysis is desirable. Excellent organizational, written/verbal communication skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment. Knowledge of basic Windows and/or Unix based computer programs for the analysis of genetic and genomic data. Ability to perform statistical analyses using SAS and/or R packages would be a plus.

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Time remaining: 48%
13/04/2019 (2 months)