Laboratory Technician

We are looking for someone who is collaborative, well-organized, and has experience with microbial cell biology. Your duties will involve genetic transformation (in both Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe), high-throughput fluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, and sterile cell culture. Experience with these techniques is a plus, but is not required. The ideal candidate will also have experience with scientific programming, preferably in python, R, or MatLab.

We are very open to hiring a ‘post-bac’, or student who has recently completed a B.S. (or equivalent), and is considering graduate school in a year or two. We are interested in someone who can commit to working for at least one year.

Starting salary is $15 per hour, there are no benefits associated with this position.

To apply, please send a cover letter describing your motivation for the position and relevant research experience, along with contact information for three letters of reference to: William Ratcliff ( The position is open until it is filled.