Farre Lab:Open positions

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== Lab Technician Opening: Job Summary ==
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A variety of research opportunities are available in the Farre lab for individuals interested in circadian rhythms, plant signal transduction, and plant physiology.
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This position is responsible for a wide range of laboratory support in a plant molecular biology/genetics/biochemistry. Required knowledge and skills include basic molecular biology skills including plasmid isolation, genotyping, RNA isolation, RNA amplification, PCR, gel electrophoresis, protein extraction and western blot. Expertise in cloning is required. Knowledge of use of standard molecular biology/biochemistry instrumentation including autoclave, PCR machine, microfuge, centrifuge, gel documentation system. Demonstrated capabilities in computer programs (PC-based) are required. Person will be also responsible for ordering, maintenance of supplies, and managing the laboratory.
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'''Graduate students:'''
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Positions for graduate training of Ph.D. students are currently available in the laboratory. Our research offers an unusually multidisciplinary approach, with comprehensive training in molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, and plant physiology. Graduate students in my lab apply through the [http://www.plantbiology.msu.edu/graduate-program/phd-program Plant Biology Graduate Program] or the [http://www.genetics.msu.edu/ Genetics Graduate Program]. Students interested in pursuing graduate work in the Farre lab should send a brief e-mail describing their research interests.
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'''Required Skills:'''
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'''Post-docs:'''
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Communication Skills: Ability to present project data (Orally and written). Ability to contribute to project meetings through presentation of laboratory activities. Ability to document laboratory practices, efforts, and activities.
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Individuals interested in post-docing in the Farre lab should send a brief statement of research interests and CV.
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'''Other Skills:''' Experience in working in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to multi-task as required. Ability to read scientific literature pertinent to job. Mentoring of other staff required. Critical thinking and assessment skills are needed for the position. The ability to work independently yet contribute to the overall efforts of the team is essential. Competency in PC programs including MS Office, Excel, and Powerpoint are required.
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'''Degree Requirements:''' B. S. in Biology/Molecular Biology/ Biochemistry and at least one year relevant experience.
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Open Positions

A variety of research opportunities are available in the Farre lab for individuals interested in circadian rhythms, plant signal transduction, and plant physiology.

Graduate students: Positions for graduate training of Ph.D. students are currently available in the laboratory. Our research offers an unusually multidisciplinary approach, with comprehensive training in molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, and plant physiology. Graduate students in my lab apply through the Plant Biology Graduate Program or the Genetics Graduate Program. Students interested in pursuing graduate work in the Farre lab should send a brief e-mail describing their research interests.

Post-docs: Individuals interested in post-docing in the Farre lab should send a brief statement of research interests and CV.

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