The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hiring several research techniciansto assist the research project Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (https://ripe.illinois.edu) with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID).
Please contact the RIPE project’s Senior Project Manager Lisa Emerson at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about technical positions (to assist with the genetic transformation of crops) that will be posted in the coming weeks.
The University of Illinois is a world leader in photosynthesis research and has contributed to some of the most seminal discoveries in photosynthesis. Illinois is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the traditional strengths in photosynthesis research with the emerging engineering/technological capabilities associated with genomics and DNA editing, and modeling whole plant-environment interactions.
Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
Required: B.S. degree in biochemistry, physiology, biology or other related disciplines
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About University of Illinois
The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) is where science meets society - an interdisciplinary institute dedicated to transformative research and technology in life sciences using team-based strategies to tackle grand societal challenges.