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A technician’s position, initially for 2 years but with a possibility of extension, is available June 1st 2023 in the Devos Lab to assist with the lab and field component of a large collaborative project to understand the effects of the microbiome on biomass sorghum productivity. The technician will help with the planting, sampling and sample processing, including RNA extractions and next-generation library preparation. The technician will be part of a dynamic and multicultural team conducting cutting-edge research on non-model plant species ( 

Requirements: A BSc or MSc in Genetics, Plant Biology or equivalent topic; Strong molecular skills; A willingness to conduct field work.

Individuals interested in the position should send (1) a cover letter summarizing their research interests and molecular expertise, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for at least three people who can provide recommendations.  The application should be sent as a single pdf file to Katrien M. Devos (  Salary will be commensurate with appropriate experience and the position includes health and retirement benefits.  Review of applications will start immediately and the position will remain open until a suitable applicant has been found. 

The University of Georgia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Join the Devos Lab at the University of Georgia, Athens, in their quest to uncover genes and pathways for traits of interest in non-model crop plants