Job: WhitmanCollege.LabTech.PlantEvolution

The Cooley lab at Whitman College seeks *a full-time laboratory technician
to carry out research on the molecular basis of repeated evolution in
plants.* Exact start and end dates are flexible, but a candidate able to
start in summer or fall of 2018 is preferred and *funding is available for
two years.*

The successful candidate will work with to design and implement transgenic
tests of candidate genes for the regulation of floral pigmentation in the
Chilean monkeyflower (Mimulus).

Requirements include:
–      a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a related discipline
–      research experience in a molecular lab, preferably including cloning
and transgene construction
–      attention to detail and ability to work independently

I run an undergraduate research lab at Whitman College, a selective liberal
arts college located in the small but vibrant community of Walla Walla, in
eastern Washington state. Walla Walla receives numerous awards for quality
of life thanks to its music, art, and wine scenes: This is a full-time position with benefits.

To apply, please visit , click on “Staff
Position” and then “Laboratory Technician”, and upload:

– a cover letter describing your background and reason for being interested
in the position
– your CV or r?sum?, including names and contact information for three
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through January.

Questions may be directed to:
Dr. Arielle Cooley