[Zbrafish] Research Assistant Position - Zebrafish International Resource Center

zebrafish via zbrafish%40net.bio.net (by april from zebrafish.org)
Tue Nov 30 22:45:50 EST 2010


The Zebrafish International Resource Center located at the University
of Oregon is seeking a full-time zebrafish laboratory technician.
Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s of Science Degree,
preferably in biology, as well as previous animal care experience and
a good understanding of genetics. Experience in animal husbandry
(preferably fish) and with molecular biology laboratory techniques
such as PCR and Gel Electrophoresis are required. Primary
responsibilities are zebrafish line maintenance, including fish care,
breeding, genotyping and phenotyping. Additional duties may involve
fish sperm cryopreservation, fish shipping, feeding, and aquaculture.
A flexible and rotating schedule including weekends and some holidays
should be expected. The position also requires management
responsibilities, basic computer skills, and general trouble-shooting
skills. Additional duties may be assigned as needed. 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 12/14/2010 will receive first
consideration. Send resume and letter of interest to Eva Quinby,
Institute of Neuroscience, 1254 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
97403-1254 or fax (541) 346-4548. AA/EO/ADA Institution committed to
cultural diversity.



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