Dennis Lab seeks Junior Specialist

The Genome Center at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for a Junior Specialist position.

 Working for Professor Megan Dennis, this position will focus on the generation and characterizing of zebrafish carrying genetic mutations of gene orthologs implicated in human neurodevelopmental disorders.  Candidates should have a BS/BA in genetics, molecular biology, biological sciences or related experience, as well as skills and/or experience in DNA isolation; micro-injections; zebrafish husbandry & breeding; PCR/qPCR, high-resolution melt curve; Illumina library preparation; and CRISPR/Cas9-specific data analysis of knock-out mutations.

Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based online submission system (, JPF02064. Required materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, names and contact information for three references, and a statement of contributions to Diversity. The deadline for full consideration is March 16, 2018.

 The University of California, Davis, and the UC Davis Genome Center are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. 

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