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Senior Research Project Specialist Opening in Dudley Lab

Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) is seeking a Senior Research Project Specialist for the Dudley Lab who will focus on yeast genetics and genomics. We are seeking a candidate who can work as part of a multidisciplinary team of scientists and researchers.

You will be part of a collaborative project aimed at constructing, genotyping, and assaying the phenotypes of large libraries of yeast strains. You will report directly to the Principal Investigator. You will provide general lab management, including maintaining lab stocks of common supplies and making media and common reagents. Experience with the following techniques is preferred: sterile technique, manipulation of yeast (preferably S. cerevisiae) or comparable microbes, manipulation of microbes in 96- or 384-well plate format, media preparation, and basic molecular biology (e.g. PCR, restriction digestion, DNA extraction, and gel electrophoresis).

The successful candidate will be able to work independently and carry out scientific techniques, procedures, and research related to research goals of the Principal Investigator.


  • Bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences or equivalent experience and/or education
  • Ten years or more of research experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Master’s degree in a scientific field (biology or chemistry) desired

About PNRI:

PNRI is an independent, nonprofit research institute fueled by a mission to discover new solutions in the fight against disease. Our culture is designed for discovery, creativity, and collaboration. We are home to a multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists who are redefining genetic research. Everyone at PNRI is provided the independence to focus on their work and the freedom to experiment.

How to Apply:

For immediate consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume (or curriculum vitae) to hr@pnri.org. No phone calls please.

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