Biological Research Technician
University of Maryland Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, College Park, MD
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a strong science background, with either a B.S. degree (preferably in biology, microbiology, cell biology, or biochemistry) or an M.S. degree (research based). Previous experience with molecular biology techniques, work with laboratory animals, and/or biochemical techniques would be a plus, but enthusiasm and organizational skills are more important. Extensive training will be provided.
DUTIES: The Technician will assist with research into bacterial pathogenesis and vaccine development under the supervision of the PI, including experimentation, data analysis, animal studies, troubleshooting and preparation of data for publication. In addition, the Technician will perform a variety of functions vital for the day-to-day operation of the laboratory, including: ordering supplies, tracking lab expenses, overseeing maintenance of equipment, and organizing lab materials.
TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references.Submit materials electronically as a single file (MS-Word or PDF) to email@example.com. Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.