Switchgrass ecology and genomics technician – Texas

Agency
University of Texas at Austin
Location
Temple, TX
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$2166/month
Last Date to Apply
03/01/2018
Website
https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/180205014222
Description
We seek an energetic, motivated research technician to participate in experiments on the ecology, physiology, and genomics of switchgrass. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in integrative research studying the genetic basis of ecological processes in an important native grass species. The position will be administered through the University of Texas at Austin (www.utexas.edu) and stationed with Philip Fay’s group at the USDA Grassland, Soil, and Water Lab in Temple, TX (https://www.ars.usda.gov/plains-area/temple-tx/grassland-soil-and-water-research-laboratory/people/philip-fay/). Visit https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/180205014222 for more information and to apply. Start date is as soon as possible.
Qualifications
Required qualifications BA or BS degree in ecology, biology, agronomy, or related field. Must have passed laboratory or research skills courses related to degree. Must possess an independent, organized, and motivated attitude. Preferred Qualifications Experience in plant propagation, field plot establishment and maintenance, plant physiological measurements, such as leaf gas exchange, light interception, tissue nutrient processing.
Contact Person
Robert Heckman
Contact eMail
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