Research Technician

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a Research Technician to join the Zanders lab (https://research.stowers.org/zanderslab/). The chosen candidate will contribute to the lab’s goals by conducting research in genetic conflict and/or the molecular genetics of sexual reproduction.

Primary responsibilities include general lab maintenance, reagent preparation, basic molecular biology tasks and general experimental assistance. We use a variety of fungal species in our research. This position represents an excellent opportunity for recent graduates looking to gain research experience prior to applying to graduate school.

The successful candidate must have clear oral and written communication skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment. Minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in biology, or other related life sciences, and some prior relevant laboratory experience (classroom experience is sufficient for motivated candidates).

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a current CV and cover letter to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110