A position (#123028) is available immediately for a Research Technician/Faculty Specialist to contribute to our studies in neural crest and placodes. The Technician will conduct research, assist in the training of students, and take part in the management of the laboratory of Dr. Lisa Taneyhill at the University of Maryland. Laboratory skills should include the ability to perform various molecular biology and biochemical assays. Experience with microscopy, chick embryology, and tissue culture is desirable. For more information on the lab, please see http://www.ansc.umd.edu/people/lisa-taneyhill. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in a related field and prior laboratory research experience is essential. Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Compensation: Salaries are highly competitive, negotiable and commensurate with qualifications. Fringe benefits offered. Applicants must apply through eTerp at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.