Research Technician for a Zebrafish Laboratory Yale/Post graduate position
Employer: Yale University. New Haven, CT. The Giraldez Lab, works on zebrafish and gene regulation. yale.edu/giraldezlab
Job Description Provide research assistance for a zebrafish genetics lab and aid with the maintenance of a freshwater tropical fish (zebrafish) facility under the supervision of the principal investigator of the laboratory. The focus of the overall project is to use zebrafish as a model system to study vertebrate development
Essential Duties of the Position: Feed fish, check and maintain water quality. Breed fish and raise young. Maintain tanks and equipment. Make up solutions, prepare fish food; limited laboratory maintenance.
Preferred: Experience in areas of molecular biology such as DNA cloning, PCR, tissue culture and microinjection. Education and Training
Required: Bachelor’s degree in marine Biology, related field of Biology/Molecular biology, or two years of experience working in marine laboratories or molecular biology laboratories.
Skills and Abilities: Hands on experience in molecular biology; strong instrumentation skills. High degree in independence, highly motivated, enthusiastic and strong work ethic.
Must be self-motivated and physically capable of maintaining 10-liter fish tanks in shelving units.
The applicant must be a US national or legal resident of the US.
Additional information www.yale.edu/giraldezlab
Where to send the applications: Please send short description of your work experience including work with fish and molecular biology, contact information, CV and references in a single word or pdf document, including "zebrafish technician 2017" in the subject of the email to:
Any application missing any of the above information will not be considered.