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University of Washington

Research Technologist II

Job Location: Seattle, WA

Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering

For more information about this department, link to http://stahl.ce.washington.edu/index.htm

Date Available: 5/14/2004

Open until filled.

Location: UW Seattle Campus

General Duties/Description:

The research scientist in this position would perform molecular based analyses on GI tract microbial communities. This individual would work with the supervisor to optimize techniques and analysis as needed.

Typical work includes:

  • Develop database and sample repository;
  • Optimize nucleic acid extraction methods;
  • Conduct standard amplification, cloning and sequencing of bacterial genes for phylogenetic analysis;
  • Prepare amplified genes for restriction terminal length polymorphism (T-RFLP) analysis;
  • Maintain accurate and detailed laboratory notebook;
  • Contribute to laboratory maintenance and support activities as necessary and/or directed;
  • Perform sequence analysis and data organization of large sequence sets as needed.


Bachelor's Degree in biology, microbiology, molecular biology or related field and one year of lab research experience equivalent to Research Technologist I OR one year of full-time post-baccalaureate college in an appropriate field of science or technology. Professional level experience may be substituted, year-for-year, for the formal academic degree.

Equivalent education/experience may substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Additional Requirements:

Cellular, molecular or protein lab experience, to include culturing and identification of bacteria, molecular methods to identify unknown bacteria, running of DNA gels, running of PCR and sequencing reactions, basic bacteriological methods. Knowledge of standard molecular biology techniques, including proficiency in PCR amplification of genes, cloning, restriction enzyme digests and current sequencing methods.


Experience with complex bacterial community analysis desirable, especially T-RFLP analysis and sequencing.

Union Status:

With the exception of temporary assignments, this classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit Union Information.

Salary: $2413-$3134

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

If interested, please apply online, by e-mail or by mail at:

University of Washington
Reference Job Code: BC26242
Recruiting and Candidate Services
1320 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-685-0632
Fax: 206-685-0632
Email: uwjobs@u.washington.edu

University of Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Submitted: 05/17/2004

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