Biological Scientist II

us: Biological Scientist II [100% | Duties: A. Coordinates and trains technical and agricultural assistants and other works 1) Coordinate and train laboratory technicians and other workers for chemical hygiene and disposal of waste chemicals; 2) Coordinate and train laboratory technicians and other workers for processing, scarifying and stratifying plant seeds and other propagules; 3) Coordinate and train laboratory technicians and other workers for evaluating plants, leaves, flowers, pollen, fruit, seeds, arils, and strobiles; 4) Coordinate and train laboratory technicians and other workers for conducting experiments in genetics, molecular biology, breeding, and plant evaluation. B. Performs and assist with research projects in plant breeding, and evaluation 1) Preparation of plants... | Minimum Requirements: Doctoral degree in biology or a closely related field; or a master's degree in biology or a closely related field and one year of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in biology or a closely related field and three years of relevant experience | Preferred Requirements: 1. Doctoral degree in genetics, molecular genetics, and breeding or closely related fields and one year of hands-on experience in the field, or master’s degree in plant genetics, molecular genetics, and breeding or closely related fields and three years of hands-on experience in the field; 2. Knowledge of plant molecular biology and genetics, gene cloning, editing, and modification, construct development, genetic transformation, and characterization of transgenics; 3. Knowledge of bacteriology and plant pathology, bacterial, fungal and viral diseases; 4. Knowledge of plant breeding and evaluation, and commonly used plant breeding methodology; 5. Knowledge of statistical analysis, experiment designs, scientific writing; 6. Ability to analy...] / University of Florida (UF); Hillsborough, United States / deadline March 15