DNA Analysis Laboratory
Natural Sciences Research Institute,
Miranda Hall
University of the Philippines
Diliman 1101, Quezon City

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The DNA Analysis Laboratory (UP-NSRI DAL) is one of the four research and extension service laboratories of the Natural Sciences Research Institute of the University of the Philippines, Diliman. The UP-NSRI DAL is mainly composed of dedicated sections designed for the various stages of DNA analysis and research in the field of forensics.

LOOKING FOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE FOR IMMEDIATE HIRING The UP NSRI DNA Analysis Laboratory (UP-NSRI DAL) and the UP Archaeological Studies Program (UP-ASP) are looking for a RESEARCH ASSOCIATE with a salary of PhP 21, 078.00 per month to work on an archaeogenetics collaborative project. We invite qualified candidates to apply for the position.

Qualification requirements:
1. Preferably with MSc on any of the following courses: Genetics, MBB, Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry or related courses. Those with a background in Anthropology, Archaeology or Linguistics have an advantage. Postgraduate students may also apply.
2. Has good communication and writing skills
3. Ability to work independently and with a group

The project will be implemented for four years, hence the applicant must be willing to work full-time during this period. Successful applicant will be working at both institutions and doing fieldwork for sample collections. Depending on the applicant's educational background, the project proponents (Dr Armand Mijares and Dr Cora De Ungria) may require him/her to attend additional subjects in archaeology and/or genetics.

Please email your letter of intent, resume (with contact details of at least 3 references, with at least one letter of recommendation from a previous work supervisor or thesis adviser) with your TOR/Certificate of Grades, NBI Clearance and a copy of your thesis abstract to:

Deadline of Submission: 25 September 2012
Applicants who make it to the shortlist will be contacted for an interview (28 September 2012).

For immediate hiring. For more details please call tel. no. 925-
2965/ 981-8500 local 3605. The address of the UP-NSRI DNA Analysis Laboratory is Miranda Hall, Quirino corner Velasquez St., UP Diliman Q.C. 1101.


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