I am looking to hire the first member of the Baxter lab, the technician who will run the ionomics facility. Here is the ad:
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Plant Genetics Research Unit in St. Louis, Missouri is seeking applications for a permanent, full-time PHYSICAL SCIENCE TECHNICIAN, GS-07 to provide support with the operation of a high-throughput elemental profiling facility centered around inductively coupled plasma spectrophotometers. Salary is commensurate with experience (38,117 - 49,553 per year), plus benefits. US Citizenship is required. Candidates must request a copy of the vacancy announcement (ARS-X9W-0265) by either calling 301-504-1583 or by copying the full text announcement from the http://www.ars.usda.gov/Careers/Careers.htm website. Candidates must submit specific information as outlined in the vacancy announcement. Applications must be received by the closing date of September 24, 2009. The USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity provider and employer.