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Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC)


Research Assistant
Plant Molecular Biology

The Hawaii Agriculture Research Center invites applicants for a full-time Research Assistant position to work on tropical plant genomics.

Responsibilities: The person filling this position will conduct organ-specific gene isolation, screening of papaya BAC library and expression vector construction. Duties will also include: participation in the evaluation and analysis of techniques and procedures, assisting in the development of new techniques and procedures, and operation of IBM computer in the laboratory for data analysis and preparing reports.  Other duties related to this field may be required as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:  B.S. in Plant Sciences, Genetics, Molecular Biology, or related field. Knowledge of the principles of experimental molecular biology. Some knowledge of the methods, materials, procedures and techniques used in research or experimental laboratory work. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions and to work independently. Ability to prepare written reports of test results and analyses. Ability to participate in the evaluation and analysis of existing techniques and procedures and to assist in devising new techniques and procedures. Ability to observe, analyze, and report objectively the results of research experimentation. Ability to interact effectively with researchers at all professional levels.

To apply:  Submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses F. Chow preferably through email at [email protected] or mail to HARC, 99-193 Aiea Heights Dr, Suite 300, Aiea, HI 96701-3911.  

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC)
Telephone: (808) 487-5561 Fax: (808) 486-5020
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