School of Health and Natural Sciences - San Rafael, CA

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Job Description:
Position Summary
Dominican University is seeking a Researcher immediately
for a Microbiologist/Molecular Biologist at NORS-DUC, to
work on plant-pathogenic microbes.
  • Work collaboratively with NORS-DUC scientists
  • Conduct laboratory and field research as assigned
  • Train undergraduates using NORS-DUC research as a
teaching tool
  • Help to develop and carry out new projects based on
research priorities for P. ramorum at NORS-DUC
  • Assist with NORS-DUC related grant writing
  • Develop materials as need for conferences (might also
attend conferences)
  • Write articles for various publications, as appropriate
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be
able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor in microbiology/molecular biology or related
field; experience with plant pathology, botany and
fungi/oomycetes a plus
  • 2 – 4 years of research experience
  • Proficient in web design, graphics, electronic data
calculations, and statistical data analysis
Preferred Qualifications
  • MSC. Or Ph.D in Plant Pathology or related discipline
Additional Position Information
  • Ideal candidate is expected to start January 2013, but
applications will be accepted until position is filled.
  • Generous benefits package
  • Must be willing to consent to a background check
Dominican University of California is an independent,
international, learner-centered university of Catholic
heritage, offering both undergraduate and graduate
programs. Dominican has a 1:11 teacher-to-student ratio,
an average class size of 15, with a small-town feeling
in a park-like campus. We blend interdisciplinary core
courses, real-world studies, and small classes with
close and supportive academic advising and mentoring.
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