Zebrafish Stock Center Director position available

Pat Edwards edwards at uoneuro.uoregon.edu
Fri Jun 26 12:39:10 EST 1998

Job Opening

                 Director of International Zebrafish Stock Center
                                     University of Oregon

The University of Oregon seeks a Director for an International
Zebrafish Stock Center which will be built on the University campus.
The Stock Center will maintain and make available to the research
community wild-type and mutant zebrafish stocks, frozen sperm, and
reagents. It will organize genetic markers, maintain the genetic map,
and distribute information. The Director will work with an advisory
committee of zebrafish researchers and local planners to design and
construct the new facility, purchase equipment, set up and maintain a
large-scale aquarium system, hire and train facility staff, and manage
the activities of the Stock Center. With help from the advisory
committee, the Director will be responsible for deciding which
mutations to keep in the Stock Center as live fish and which as frozen
sperm samples. The Director will need to interact efficiently with the
zebrafish research community to solicit submission of mutant strains,
reagents, and genetic map markers. Candidates should have an advanced
degree and/or training in biology, experience with embryology and
genetics (preferably zebrafish), and strong organizational and
management skills. Salary comensurate with experience.

More information about the Zebrafish Stock Center is located at

To apply, send a statement of how you are suited for this position, a
curriculum vitae and 3 letters of reference to: Ellen McCumsey
Institute of Neuroscience University of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403 phone:
541-346-3191 fax: 541-346-4548 ellenm at uoneuro.uoregon.edu

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