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Research Technician for a Zebrafish Laboratory Yale/Post graduate position

Yale University. New Haven, CT.
The Giraldez Lab, works on zebrafish and gene regulation.

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

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

Any application missing any of the above information will not be considered.



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