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An individual with expertise in zebrafish husbandry and development, and in maintaining the smooth running of a large Zebrafish Facility, will is needed to support NIH funded research. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the health and vitality of the Tufts Zebrafish Facility, including Millipore and charcoal/particle filter changes, water quality monitoring, and maintaining all of the functions of the automated system including daily water changes, pH and salinity dosers and probes. He/she will conduct daily feeds and will maintain 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 B.A. and expertise in the zebrafish model. Expertise with single cell microinjections is also preferred. The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated, reliable, dependable and productive, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and work well and effectively with others. The selected individual 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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