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    Summary

    This position is located within United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Field Organization, Northeast Area, Emerging Pests and Pathogens Research Unit in Ithaca, NY

    The purpose of the position is to support research conducted on the discovery, characterization, and modeling of gene regulatory networks associated with bacterial pathogens of plants.

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    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for general microbiology procedures, including maintaining, and culturing bacterial strains and transforming bacterial strains with recombinant DNA molecules.
    • Develops new methods using scientific literature selected by the supervisor.
    • Maintains equipment and instrumentation in top working condition, performing routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs, and promptly reporting signs of malfunction or need for major repairs.
    • Oversees the laboratory, orders materials and supplies, and keeps inventory of chemicals.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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