Research Assistant position open at The Zebrafish International

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Fri Sep 24 04:23:00 EST 2004


Research Assistant:
The Zebrafish International Resource Center located at the
University of Oregon is seeking a full-time zebrafish
laboratory technician who will work a rotating schedule of
weekends and holidays and assist in the shipping of fish
strains. The successful applicant will have a Bachelors
degree preferably in biology with knowledge in genetics.
Skills and knowledge in the areas of fish husbandry,
aquaculture and some laboratory experience are desirable.
Primary responsibilities include weekend fish care,
supervising student employees, and fish shipping. The
weekend and holiday work schedule is yet to be determined,
but will consist of working half of all weekends and holidays
each year. Fish care and husbandry will include breeding,
feeding, and maintenance of zebrafish lines. The job also
includes some management responsibilities, computer skills,
and general trouble-shooting. The work requires occasional
heavy lifting, repetitive lifting of 5 to 10 lbs., and performing
tasks in a warm and humid environment. The ability to
integrate into a diverse work group is essential. Salary is
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications received before Oct 4, 2004 will receive first
consideration. Send resume and letter of interest to E.
McCumsey, Institute of Neuroscience, 1254 University.
Eugene, OR 97403-1254 or fax (541)346-4548. AA/EO/ADA
institution committed to cultural diversity.

Best Fishes
David Lains <}}}><
Research Assistant
Zebrafish International Resource Center
5274 University of Oregon
Eugene, Or 97403

Email: david at
pH: (541) 346-6028 ext. 18
fax: (541) 346-6151

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