Institution: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Location: Madison, WI
Application Due: 01/24/2014
Type: Full Time
Education: BS or higher in biology-related fields, Japanese speaker
Position Vacancy Listing: PVL # 78600
Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
Degree and area of specialization:
BS in Botany, Biology, Microbiology, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
At least one year experience with fluorescent signal from transgenic plants. Prior experience with the statistical software, Hamamatsu photonics (Japan). Ability to communicate in Japanese, both oral and written.
This position will support the JST/PRESTO funded project on the “reaction of essential technologies to utilize carbon dioxide as a resource through the enhancement of plant productivity and the exploitation of plant products” project.
Primary duties are:
(1) Collect calcium-imaging (GFP signal) data from Arabidopsis transgenic plants using a low resolution microscope system equipped with a high sensitive CMOS camera. 50%
(2) Analyze the resulting data using image-analysis software written in Japanese (Hamamatsu photonics, Japan). 30%
(3) Plant, water, and harvest seeds of the Arabidopsis transgenic plants. 10%
(4) Maintain lab equipment, order supplies, and other miscellaneous duties as required. 10%
This position may be extended or become renewable if sufficient funding is available.
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