Requirements: BS degree in a biological science or related field with a minimum of 5-8 years of relevant experience required. An advanced degree may be substituted, in part, for experience. Relevant experience should include having worked with a variety of BSL2 bacteria. Experience with molecular biology techniques used for cloning genes, protein expression, shuttle vectors and genotypic analysis is expected, plus a familiarity with a variety of molecular and biochemical techniques to differentiate species and strains. Preferred candidates will have experience with cloning for protein expression, Gateway cloning systems, PCR, sequence analysis, Lasergene or similar software. Candidates are expected to have experience with general biochemical characterization tests for bacteria. Experience with API strips, Vitek, Riboprint is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required and must be highly organized, detail oriented and self-motivated.
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