The Musacchi Program is looking to hire a full time Research Assistant.
Research Assistant, WSU TFREC, Wenatchee, WA (Administrative Professional, full time). The incumbent will perform a wide range of duties including laboratory, (DNA/RNA extractions, PCR, electrophoresis, pollen germination and viability assays), 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. Bachelor’s degree in biology, plant sciences, pomology/tree fruit physiology or related field is required with two years experience in relevant research field of investigation preferred. Posting closes April 1. For full description of position and application instructions visit: www.wsujobs.com/postings/37016. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer