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POSTGRADUATE RESEARCHER – 1 year (2 openings)

JOB SUMMARY
Join a group of innovative scientists to develop new CRISPR-Cas9 based technologies for use in Drosophila.

Principle Responsibilities
- Use molecular biology techniques (PCR, Gibson assembly, etc.) to generate constructs for cell based and transgenic genome editing
- Perform basic Drosophila genetic manipulations, including stock maintenance, expansion and transfer, embryo and adult-timed collections, phenotypic analysis, antibody staining
- Analyze phenotypes generated by RNAi and CRISPR reagents
- Maintain precise records of work
- Work efficiently and cooperatively with a team of researchers
- Opportunity to contribute to research projects

Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor of Science degree in related field
- Prior practical experience with techniques described above and familiarity with underlying scientific principles
- Ability to draft accurate scientific reports
- Able to apply experience to new techniques and protocols and learn complex tasks with general instruction
- Strong enthusiasm for developing new skills and expertise

Preferred Qualifications
- Excellent organizational skills
- Prior experience in basic molecular biology techniques

Work Schedule
35 hours / week, M-F, ~ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Additional Information
**This positions is NOT benefits eligible**


**Please send resumes to: jzirin@genetics.med.harvard.edu & cathryn_murphy@hms.harvard.edu