#UCDavis Genome Center Looking for a Manager for the DNA Technologies Core

UC Davis Genome Center Looking for a Manager for the DNA Technologies Core

Manager of the DNA Technologies and Expression Analysis Cores, (Academic Administrator V)

The Genome Center, UC Davis

The UC Davis Genome Center integrates experimental and computational approaches to address key biological problems in genomics. The Genome Center has five service cores that operate on a recharge basis to provide diverse research groups on and off campus with access to state–of-the-art technologies and technical staff on an at-cost, as-needed basis. The DNA Technologies and Expression Analysis Cores provide a broad range of services with particular emphasis on high-throughput DNA sequencing, SNP genotyping, and expression analysis. More details can be found at


The Genome Center invites applications for the position of CoreManagerwho will have responsibility for the development and day-to-day running of the DNA Technologies and Expression Analysis Service Cores of the Genome Center. These responsibilities include but are not limited to advising researchers on project design, data interpretation, supervision of core staff, operation of the cores’ instrumentation, evaluation and development of new protocols, oversight of the cores’ finances, and conducting courses to enable researchers to use the cores’ technologies.

This position requires a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Chemistry, or related field with at least four years of postdoctoral experience. The individual should have knowledge and experience in molecular biology as reflected in his/her publication record. Demonstrated experience in running a service unit and supervising staff is required. The incumbent must possess broad chemical, biochemical, computational, and technical knowledge sufficient to supervise technical staff, troubleshoot problems, refine technologies, and advise researchers. The position is open until filled. Applications should be completed by February 22nd, 2014 to ensure full consideration. Applicants should apply on-line with names for at least three letters of recommendation at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00219.

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer

DNA Manager advert updated 021414 RWM.doc

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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