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Research Assistant/Associate
  • Research Assistant (162):
    Perform experiments including but not limited to RNA and DNA isolation RNA and DNA quantification and quality analyses, reverse transcription, in vitro transcription, PCR, real-time PCR and DNA sequencing.  Provide DNA sequencing and gene expression service by using next generation sequencers, microarrays and/or real-time PCR; provide Genomics Facility clients with the details of experiments performed on their behalf.  Provide assistance to first-time users of Genomics Facility equipment and software.  Maintain records of experiments conducted and charges incurred. Place orders for chemicals and other laboratory supplies as needed to maintain stocks and conduct planned experiments.  Provide assistance with organization and teaching of workshops sponsored by IGF.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of the Genomics Facility.
      
    For more information, contact Plant Pathology.  Contact phone:785-532-6176
    Available date: 06/08/2014 Position open for application, until filled.  
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  • Assistant Scientist (160):
    We are seeking a motivated and articulate researcher to conduct original research in wheat genetics and genomics and develop novel wheat germplasm for Kansas. The assistant scientist will need to independently implement and manage research experiments including design of field and greenhouse experiments, development of work plans for field research, maintenance and service of equipment, design and development of novel small plot research equipment and high-throughput phenotyping platforms. The assistant scientist will have primary responsibility for hiring and supervising undergraduate research assistants.  The candidate must be able to work in a multi-cultural setting and have a strong commitment to promoting diversity in the workplace.
     
      
    For more information, contact Plant Pathology.  Contact phone:785-532-6176
    Available date: 05/01/2014 Position open for application, until filled.  
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