OPS Tissue Culture Technician

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 14, 2023
Part Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Classification Title: OPS-Sponsored Projects Non-Clerical
Job Description:

• Perform tissue culture transfers and initiations of blueberry species into tissue culture from the field directed by the germplasm coordinator.
• Work with the germplasm coordinator to initiate blueberry plant material from field conditions to tissue culture conditions.
• Maintain a clean and organized laboratory space.
• Opportunities for independent research and training within the Blueberry Breeding Lab.
• Strive to grow in plant breeding and increase knowledge and abilities.

Time Commitment:
Full-time preferred: 40 hours per week
Part-time available: 15- 20 hours per week

Expected Salary:

$14.00 per hour commiserate based on experience

Minimum Requirements:

Must know laboratory techniques such as pipetting, titration, media preparation, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous experience with tissue culture or molecular biology is a plus, but not required
• Detail oriented and excellent communication skills
• Ability to work and focus independently
• Knowledge of aseptic technique

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

This is a time-limited position.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No