Lab assistant position available

A molecular lab assistant position is available in the Bever lab (Dept. of Biology) – flexible hours: 10-29 hrs/week. The lab assistant will prepare soil and root samples for sequencing of mycorrhizal fungal communities (DNA extractions, PCR, etc.). There may also be opportunities to assist with greenhouse and field experiments. The Bever lab studies the ecology and evolution of prairie plants and mycorrhizal fungi. More information about our research can be found here:

If interested in the position, please email Tanya Cheeke ( with a short statement of interest and a current resume with GPA, relevant coursework, lab experience, and references. Preference will be given to candidates with previous molecular experience, including pipetting, DNA extractions, and PCR.