Wanted: zebrafish water specialist

ellenm at uoneuro.uoregon.edu ellenm at uoneuro.uoregon.edu
Tue Apr 4 17:46:42 EST 2000

Research Assistant, Zebrafish Water Specialist.  The University of 
Oregon Zebrafish Facility located in the Institute of Neuroscience is 
seeking a full-time research assistant to monitor and manage the 
operations of its water systems.  The successful applicant will have 
a Bachelors degree in a biology-related field and skills in water 
chemistry, fish biology, biological filtration, and microbiology. The 
ability to understand and prepare exact chemical solutions is 
essential.  Some weekend, evening, and holiday hours are 
required. Experience with PVC plumbing, building aquarium racks, 
metal working, glass drilling, gluing, and plastic welding is 
beneficial.  The work requires occasional heavy lifting, repetitive 
lifting of 5 to 10 lbs. and performing tasks in a hot and humid 
environment.  The job also includes fish husbandry, especially 
zebrafish and sticklebacks, some management responsibilities 
including scheduling undergraduates, some computer skills, and 
general trouble-shooting.  The ability to integrate into a diverse 
workgroup is essential.  Starting salary is commensurate with 
qualifications and experience. Send resume and names & phone 
numbers of references to Bill Trevarrow, Inst. Neuroscience, 
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR  97403-1254; 
trevarro at uoneuro.uoregon.edu. 

First consideration will be given to applications received before April
17, 2000.  The U of O is an AA/EO/ADA institution committed to 
cultural diversity.

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