Assist NIH-funded molecular biology research addressing the mechanism and consequences of Ty1 transposition in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. You will join a dynamic and interactive team of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers at the University of Georgia in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Duties include performing original research, assisting others in their projects, and lab management (ordering, equipment upkeep, and supervising undergraduate employees).
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BS level competence in molecular genetics, biochemistry, and microbiology. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, multitasking, willingness to learn, organized, and functions well as a member of a research team.
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits and retirement plan (https://hr.uga.edu/employees/benefits/).
Internal Number: S06300P
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The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.