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.
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.
Experience in plant propagation, field plot establishment and maintenance, plant physiological measurements, such as leaf gas exchange, light interception, tissue nutrient processing.