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Undergraduate Workers (2) in the Bensasson Lab

Deadline:
Employer:
University of Georgia
Job Field:
Other
Job Type:
Part Time
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
UGA Athens campus, Miller Plant Sciences Building
Job Description:

Motivated student workers are needed to assist graduate students with fieldwork and laboratory work in Dr. Douda Bensasson’s lab (https://bensassonlab.wordpress.com/) for a National Science Foundation funded research on climate adaptation in eukaryotes (https://tinyurl.com/bensassonNSF). Major responsibilities include preparing field supplies, collecting bark samples at field sites in the Eastern US, making enrichment media, and culturing wild yeast on media. If the student worker shows a strong commitment and willingness to assist with research, then you can assist with extracting DNA for species identification and for whole-genome sequencing.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will have respect for others in the workplace environment, commit more than one semester, be willing to work under fieldwork conditions that are hot and humid and show a commitment towards producing quality data.

Miscellaneous:

10-20 hours per week starting in July or August 2021

Salary:
$10.00 per hour
How to Apply:

Contact Jacqueline Peña (jacquelinepena@uga.edu) and provide a resume, a brief statement of interest, and contact information for 1-2 references. We will start reviewing applications July 1st 2021.