A full time molecular laboratory technician position is available in my lab at 
Bowdoin College, in Brunswick, Maine. The existing funding is short term, 
through June, but it is also possible that it will continue for a few more 
months.  The project focuses on diet analysis using next generation sequencing 
and paired isotope data.  Candidates with demonstrated experience in a 
molecular ecology setting, and who work well independently, are encouraged to 

For additional questions, contact Dave Carlon at: dcar...@bowdoin.edu


Responsible for day-to-day operations of a molecular ecology research 
laboratory at Bowdoin College. Prepares samples, DNA libraries, and generates 
DNA sequence data from using Sanger and Next Generation Sequencing technology. 
Provides technical expertise to students and staff. Maintains a safe and 
productive working environment for all end users. This is a benefit eligible 

Education/Skills Requirements   
BS degree in Biology or related field.

Demonstrated expertise in the following areas is preferred:
1.      DNA extraction from environmental samples, including preserved tissues 
and environmental samples.
2.      Preparation of multiplex libraries for sequencing on the Illumina 
3.      PCR and Quantitative PCR (qPCR).
4.      Preparation of amplicons for Sanger sequencing. 
5.      Next generation sequencing bioinformatics.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents      
Minimum of 2 years work experience in molecular biology laboratory setting 
required. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Computer 
programming experience in bioinformatics strongly preferred.

Standard Work Days and Hours    
Up to 40 hrs/week. Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00. This is a temporary position that 
is funded through June 30th, 2019.

If interested, you can apply by going to: 

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