Subject: Research Assistant/Technician Description: Research Assistant/Technician DEPARTMENT: Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience ADDITIONAL SALARY INFO: Full-time or part time, contractual, benefits eligible. DUTIES: The Research Assistant/Technician will assist other lab members with research into viral pathogenesis, enzyme kinetic analysis, and protein and nucleic acid biochemistry. The position will require maintaining active research projects under the supervision of the PI, including experimentation, data analysis, troubleshooting and preparation for publication. In addition, the Research Assistant will perform a variety of functions vital for the day-to-day operation of the laboratory, including: ordering supplies, tracking lab expenses, overseeing maintenance of equipment, and organizing lab materials. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a strong science background, with either a B.S. degree (in microbiology, biology, cell biology, biochemistry, or related area) or an M.S. degree (research based). Previous laboratory experience with molecular biology and biochemical techniques with enthusiasm and organizational skills also important. Extensive training will be provided. TO APPLY: Applicants should contact Dr. Jeffrey DeStefano directly by email: [log in to unmask] Please include the contact information of 2 references. Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Contact Person: Jeffrey DeStefano Contact Email: [log in to unmask] You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.