[Zbrafish] Job Posting: Laboratory Supervisor

Skye dpb at stowers-institute.org
Tue Apr 25 18:49:42 EST 2006


The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a
Laboratory Supervisor to oversee services provided by the Aquatics
Facility.

Responsibilities include breeding and maintenance of zebrafish;
culturing of invertebrate food sources and feeding of fish; monitoring
and assessing the health of fish; monitoring and maintaining water
quality; cleaning and sanitizing equipment and facilities; training
staff; recording data; receiving new animals and rearing of stocks; and
reviewing and developing standard operating procedures.

In addition to excellent communication skills and the ability to
effectively lead by example, the successful candidate will have
knowledge of animal welfare guidelines and regulations; a working
knowledge of fish biology, aquaculture, and genetics; experience with
MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; and AALAS certification.

The minimum requirements include an AA degree in a science related
field, ideally fish biology or aquaculture; four years of experience in
a zebrafish facility; and the ability to lift at least fifty pounds.

The Stowers Institute offers an excellent salary and benefits package.
Resumes may be submitted by e-mailing them to
careers at stowers-institute.org, or mailing them to:
The Administration Department
The Stowers Institute
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
Please specify the position in the subject line of your e-mail, or in
your cover letter, and submit your resume in Word format, or in the
body of your e-mail.



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