Job: Part-Time Laboratory Technician

Department: DPB – Plant Biology

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Location: Stanford, California

Part-Time Laboratory Technician

Department: DPB – Plant Biology

Location: Stanford, CA

Immediate opening for a 1-year part time technician in the laboratory of Dr. Shouling Xu at the Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Plant Biology, at Stanford, California.


– Strong academic record and Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology/ or equivalent.

– 1-2 years of lab experience (outside of coursework) and familiarity with common molecular biology techniques such as PCR and cloning. Familiarity with protein purification from E.Coli preferred.

– Specific opportunities to develop independent research projects.

– Good judgment and common sense as well as critical thinking and attention to detail are required.

– CV should include GPA if applicant is a recent graduate and 2-3 references will be required. Cover Letter should indicate earliest joining date possible.


Additional information:

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