Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Again: Baxter lab looking for first non-Baxter member

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-07/08/09 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 – 60,612 per year), plus benefits. US Citizenship is required. Candidates must request a copy of the vacancy announcement (ARS-X10W-0048) by either calling 301-504-1583 or by copying the full text announcement from the http://www.afm.ars.usda.gov/divisions/hrd/vacancy/VAC2.HTM website. Candidates must submit specific information as outlined in the vacancy announcement. Applications must be received by the closing date of January 11, 2010. The USDA-ARS is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Please spread the word!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Ivan featured in Danforth center newsletter

A short feature on me in the Danforth newsletter (see page 3). Bonus action shot of me actually working in the lab!