Maintain collections of Drosophila and C.elegans strains for experimental purposes – manually, utilizing robotics, and cryopreservation.
Independently perform genetic experiments using complex phenotype scoring and/or fluorescent markers.
Maintain and record data in a FileMaker database.
May use software applications to assemble, manipulate, format and/or perform statistical analyses of data.
Document progress of daily tasks and long term projects for both independent and team tasks.
May develop new protocols when necessary to improve processes.
Prepare and ship strains of Drosophila and C. elegans to collaborators.
Perform technical procedures such as microinjection.
Conduct literature reviews to assist in determining the most suitable methods to be used in research.
May demonstrate and explain various laboratory techniques to laboratory personnel, students and others.
Actively contribute to laboratory meetings and planning sessions.
Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate field of science or technology or equivalent in education and experience AND two to four years of related research experience; or, an advanced degree in an appropriate area of science or technology AND one or more years of related laboratory experience.
Experience with Drosophila or C. elegans genetics preferred.
Enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, work independently, use good judgment, and monitor completion of assigned duties. Accountable for projects.
Ability to operate complex scientific equipment.
Good color vision
Must be able to work in a dynamic and agile environment.
Must be able to work in a team environment effectively.
Good documentation and organizational skills.
We are recruiting for this position with an anticipated start date of early June 2023 or later.