A position of a research assistant within the Specialist series (Junior Specialist) is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Jernej Murn at the Department of Biochemistry at the University of California, Riverside. The research in the lab focuses on RNA biology and epigenetics in neurons and stem cells.
A strong candidate will have a BA or BS in biology or a related field and have some experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and genetics. A successful applicant will conduct closely-supervised research and provide technical assistance. Competitive salary and benefits will be provided. The initial appointment will be for one or two years with a possible extension for a longer period.
The position is available starting immediately, and will be open until filled. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Murn by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For more information about the lab, please visit https://www.murnlab.info/.
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