Overview

Title
Research Associate CRISPR/CAS9 Gene Drive Mechanisms in Tribolium

Appointment Status
Non-Tenure Track

Department
IU Bloomington Biology

Position Summary
A full-time Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Professors Andrew C. Zelhof and Michael Wade in the Department of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington. The project addresses and test CRISPR/Cas9 mediated manipulation of the Tribolium genome and limitations to Cas9 mediated gene drive systems. This position requires either a Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree in Biology or a related field and previous research experience in both genetics (model organisms -e.g. Drosophila, Tribolium, Zebrafish) and molecular biology. This position requires a positive attitude and solid work ethic, as well as good communication skills and the ability to work well with others in a laboratory setting.

Basic Qualifications
Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Bloomington is a vibrant small city with an outstanding quality of life in the forested hills of southern Indiana (https://www.visitbloomington.com). Best consideration date is 6/1/2022. Start date is 7/1/2022.   Please submit a cover letter describing the reason for your interest in this position, previous education and laboratory experience, curriculum vitae, copies of any publications, and the names of at least three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/12846. For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Andrew Zelhof (azelhof@indiana.edu).

Department Contact for Questions
For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Andrew Zelhof (azelhof@indiana.edu).

Salary and Rank
$37,370

For Best Consideration Date
06/01/2022

Expected Start Date
07/01/2022

Tagged as: EARLY CAREER, MID TO SENIOR LEVEL

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