[Zbrafish] Research Assistant Position - Zebrafish International Resource Center

zebrafish via zbrafish%40net.bio.net (by april from zebrafish.org)
Fri Sep 10 18:04:37 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 or 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 09/15/2010 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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