Research Associate - Keene Lab
Texas A&M University
Proposed Minimum Salary
College Station, Texas
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What we want
The Research Associate will be examining sleep and morphology in F2 surface-
cavefish hybrids. They will also be responsible for coordinating activities
administered by the research program including purchasing and maintenance of
supplies and fish care. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support
our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as
stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you
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Required Education and Experience:
Appropriate bachelor's Degree
2 years' relevant professional experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Genomic extraction, measuring behavior, morphological phenotyping
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Preferred Education and Experience:
B.S. or M.S. degree in biology or ecology-related field
Experience with fish husbandry and behavioral analysis, specifically
Experience in genetic mapping and sleep regulation
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong organization skills
Research Experiments - Performing research experiments related to
aquatic model organisms including cavefish and ciclids.
Documentation - Please list job duties. Documenting and maintaining
lab notebook and writing manuscripts.
Training - Training new personal.
Lab Maintenance - Maintaining research fish facilities and all
related animal husbandry. Purchasing and maintenance of research supplies
and equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.
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