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Must possess Master's degree in Molecular Biology or a related field and possess excellent management, communication, and organizational skills. At least two years of experience with molecular biology techniques (PCR, DNA and RNA purification, recombinant plasmid construction, blotting) are required. Experience with microbiology methods, real-time PCR, sequence analysis software, and laboratory management is preferred, but not required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
These duties include, but are not limited to: 1) ordering and preparation of laboratory materials and reagents; 2) set-up and breakdown of laboratory sections; 3) maintenance of laboratory equipment and other shared equipment (autoclaves, freezers, shakers, centrifuges, PCR machines, gel documentation system); 4) teaching molecular biology and/or microbiology lab sections as required
Laboratory management is preferred, but not required
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.