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Job Opportunity in Musacchi Lab/Orchard

Research Assistant, WSU TFREC, Wenatchee, WA (Administrative Professional, full time). The incumbent will perform a wide range of duties including laboratory (DNA/RNA extractions, microscopy, pollen germination and viability assays; fruit quality analysis), field, and greenhouse work.  Other required activities include data entry and preparation of graphics and reports.  Must demonstrate proficiency in essential computer software (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and the ability to learn new software.  The incumbent must be able to locate and purchase supplies, maintain instruments, schedule and execute activities independently, and demonstrate flexibility in working on different projects, learning new procedures, and developing protocols as required. The incumbent will supervise the activities of hourly workers, and work with other technical staff and scientists to achieve project goals. Two years of experience in relevant research field of investigation is preferred. Posting closes May 13, 2018. For the full description of position and application instructions visit: www.wsujobs.com. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer.

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