Neuronal specification in the zebrafish spinal cord
Department of Biology, Syracuse
University, New York
Posting #: 75246
Applications are invited for a lab technician position to work in the Lewis Lab at Syracuse University.
Our research focus is examining the genetics of how different types of spinal cord nerve cells are made
The ideal candidate will have a bachelors degree or equivalent experience, prior molecular biology
experience, excellent organization skills and be extremely reliable, a quick learner and able to work
independently. This position will involve mainly genotyping but also some zebrafish husbandry and other
lab tasks as required. A strong understanding of genetics is crucial. Training in particular techniques will
be provided as needed.
A one-year minimum commitment is required. Benefits information (non-exempt employees category)
can be found at http://humanresources.syr.edu/benefits/
Applicants should fill in the job application at http://www.sujobopps.com/postings/xxxx and include a
cover letter stating why they are interested in the position, a full CV and the names, phone numbers and
email addresses of at least three referees, at least one of which should be a prior employer.
Informal enquiries can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: July 5th 2018
(If the job is not filled at this stage – new applications will be considered. Please see website to check if job is still open)
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Interviews are likely to be in July.
The SU Biology department (biology.syr.edu) is a vibrant department with strengths in Developmental
Biology, Neuroscience, Genetics, Epigenetics, Ecology and Evolution.
Syracuse is an inexpensive, very pleasant and vibrant city to live in. It offers the amenities of a city
without lots of the hassles. It has its own airport (15 minute drive from downtown) and is close to
Toronto, New York City, Philadelphia and Montreal as well as the natural beauty of Upstate New York
(Niagara Falls, The Finger Lakes, Adirondack lakes and mountains etc).
Syracuse University also shares a campus with SUNY Upstate Medical University that has active research
programs in Cell Biology, Developmental Biology and Neuroscience and the Lewis Lab regularly
participates in seminar series and other programs with SUNY UMU researchers.