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Michigan State University(MSU) Laboratory Aide in East Lansing, Michigan

h3Position Summary/h3 The project involves microbiology, genomics, and plant research. The Laboratory Aide will be responsible for meeting the required project goals which involve cloning, Arabidopsis manipulation, seed sterilization, transformation, RNA, DNA extraction and phenotypic screening involving stress inducing chemicals. h3Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills/h3 Knowledge normally acquired from specialized training such as that acquired in one year of college, technical, vocational or trade school with coursework in basic Chemistry or Biology; up to six months of experience in a laboratory setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.and#160; h3Desired Qualifications/h3 A bachelor''s degree in plant biology, biochemistry or a related discipline, use of BioAnalyzer, Nanodrop and Thermocycler machines; two years of experience inand#160;a laboratory setting; high level of organization and writing skills, computer literacy, and strong interpersonal skills; essential qualifications include familiarity with RTSF facility, DNA and RNA manipulation, knowledge of unfolded protein response mechanisms, careful attention to detail, accurate record keeping, able to perform experiments with minimal supervision. h3Equal Employment Opportunity Statement/h3 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status. h3Required Application Materials/h3 Resume/CV h3Special Instructions/h3 Please provide a CV and three references h3Work Hours/h3 STANDARD 8-5 h3Description of End Date/h3 This is a limited-term position funded for one year from date of hire, with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal. h3Bidding eligibility ends on 12/8/2020, at 11:55 PM/h3