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Crop Transformation Facility (CTF) Soybean/Tobacco Transformation Technician

Job Summary

This position's primary function will be conducting soybean transformations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plant transformation and regeneration of soybean
  • Media, buffer, bacterial stock preparation
  • Documentation of work in appropriate databases and regular updates of progress during in-person meetings
  • Labeling, stock organization and general lab maintenance

Full list of duties and qualifications: https://illinois.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/9292?c=illinois 

This position will close at 6pm (CST) on February 14th.

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Crop Transformation Facility (CTF) Construct Assembly Technician

Job Summary

This position's primary function will be the construction and validation of plasmids for plant transformation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Construction and validation of DNA constructs
  • Organizing and maintaining chemical and biological stocks
  • Lab documentation and maintenance of construct stages in the relevant databases
  • Preparation and maintenance of media/buffers/reagents/stock solutions
  • Distributing plasmids between RIPE members
  • Updating and communicating the status of orders

Full list of duties and qualifications: https://illinois.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/9173?c=illinois

This position will close at 6pm (CST) on March 15th.

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Crop Transformation Facility (CTF) Transformation Development Manager

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for designing, performing, and validating soybean transformation experiments with the aim of consistently improving transformation and regeneration efficiencies.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, perform and analyze transformation experiments to increase plant transformation efficiency. This includes searching for relevant literature and applying modern methods of crop transformation.
  • Preparation and maintenance of media/buffers/reagents/stock solutions
  • Training & support of the transformation pipeline
  • Lab documentation, updating relevant databases, progress reports, presentation of results

Full list of duties and qualifications: https://illinois.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/9310?c=illinois

This position will close at 6pm (CST) on March 22nd.

 

For all three positions: The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled (http://go.illinois.edu/EEO ) participating in the federal E-Verify program and a background check program focused on prior criminal or sexual misconduct history.  For further information about this specific position, contact the IGB HR Office.

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