Job Position

Barry Paw paw at
Thu Jan 8 19:02:56 EST 2004

Position:	  Zebrafish Facility Manager

We are seeking a Zebrafish Facility Manager/Supervisor to join our 
laboratory starting in April 2004.  The Zebrafish Facility Manager 
position will be responsible for the daily operation of the zebrafish 
facility located in the Enders Research Building at Children's Hospital 
Boston and be directly responsible to 2-3 principle investigators 
sharing usage of the facility.   

The candidate will be responsible for supervision of a 900 sq feet 
facility with a capacity for ~1500 large community tanks, ~1000 mouse 
cages, and ~2500 isolation cages.   

Daily responsibilities include coordination of feeding, monitoring the 
status of fish health, water quality and general operation of the facility, 
sanitation, upkeep of supplies and equipment, and upkeep of fish lines.  
Additional duties include orienting new research personnel and facility 
users to institutional animal care policies and procedures.  Close 
interactions with animal care staff, faculty and research personnel are 

Successful candidates for consideration will be those with strong 
background in zebrafish husbandry or fish aquaculture and familiarity 
with zebrafish housing systems.  Candidates should have familiarity 
with trouble shooting water quality problems, equipments, and general 
aspects of fish health care.   

Candidate should have a bachelor's degree or higher.  Minimum 
commitment is for two years duration.   

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and letters 
of reference to:   

   Barry Paw, M.D., Ph.D.
   Brigham & Women's Hospital
   Harvard Medical School

   E-mail:	paw at
   Tele:	617-632-4924
   FAX:	617-264-5221

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