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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Wildfire Aerosol Microbiology Post Bachelor Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Bioscience Division is looking for strong post-baccalaureate candidates in the areas of environmental microbiology and molecular biology. The selected candidate will work with a team of scientists to understand the microbial composition, diversity, and activity of organisms in wildlife aerosols (i.e., bioaerosols).

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • General background in biology, microbiology, and molecular biology

  • Familiarity with good laboratory practices and biological experiment design

  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Enthusiasm for working in a collaborative team environment

  • Must submit a cover letter addressing how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired skills, if applicable

  • GPA of 3.5 or higher

Education/Experience:

A bachelor’s degree in biology, molecular biology, microbiology, chemistry, or related technical field obtained at the time of hire or within the past 3 years, but have not yet been accepted and enrolled in a graduate program.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with molecular biology techniques

  • Experience with flow cytometry

  • Experience preparing regents for biochemistry/microbiology experiments

  • Experience with sterile techniques

  • Experience with DNA extraction and PCR

  • Experience with DNA sequence data

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):http://int.lanl.gov/employees/staffing-guidance/hr-process-guide/hiring-process/posting-a-job/requirements.shtml

Location: This position will be located in Los Alamos, NM.

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory students working on-site and students coming on-site, as well as any students coming on-site for any reason; unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.

Note to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The application package must consist of a CV, cover letter, and transcripts. Your cover letter should address how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired skills, if applicable. No applicants are expected to have all of the desired skills, and on-the-job learning is expected. Anyone who meets the minimum requirements is encouraged to apply.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

For general program information refer to the Student Programs web page.

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Employment Status

Appointment Type

UGS

UGS

Contact Details
Contact Name Soriano, Melissa Anne
Email masoriano@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-400-1911
Vacancy Name: IRC98199
Organization Name B-11/Bioscience – Bioenergy and Biome Sciences
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC98199
Category: Student - Post Bachelor

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