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 Immediate opening for a Zebrafish Research Assistant 

Tufts University, Boston MA 

August 2017 

A Research Assistant with expertise in zebrafish husbandry and development, and in molecular and cellular techniques using the zebrafish model, is needed for a newly funded NIH award. Expertise with genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9, and in single cell microinjections to create transgenic zebrafish lines is preferred. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a variety of zebrafish lines relevant for study of human mineralized tissue diseases. The Yelick Laboratory is located on the Tufts Medical Campus in Boston, and includes a 2,000 tank Tufts Zebrafish Facility located within the Yelick Lab. The successful candidate will have a recent BA, and relevant publications on research using the zebrafish model. The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated, dependable and productive, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and work well and effectively with others. The selected Research Assistant will work with Postdoctoral Fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, and technicians on relevant projects. 

Applicants should email CVs and full contact information for 3 references to: 

Pamela C. Yelick, PhD 

Tufts University, Boston MA 

pamela.yelick@tufts.edu 

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