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Aquaculture Research Associate

Employer
Aquatic Network
Location
New York City, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Fisheries
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Aquaculture Research Associate NYU School of Medicine 540 1st Ave., New York, NY 10016, USA Start Date07/01/2022

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The Zebrafish Aquaculture Facility at New York University School of Medicine has a position available for a Research Associate starting in 2022.

The selected Research Associate will work in a team setting to support scientific research in the labs of Drs. Holger Knaut (https://www.knautlab.org/) and Jess Torres-Vzquez (https://med.nyu.edu/faculty/jesus-torres-vazquez) at the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, New York University.

Responsibilities include oversight of our 1000 square feet 3500-tank zebrafish aquaculture facility, breeding, and rearing zebrafish, including genotyping and phenotyping, and assistance with experiments investigating the genetic regulation of zebrafish development, particularly the formation of the skin and the vascular system. The position is ideally suited for those aiming to get laboratory experience prior to pursuing a higher degree.

ELIGIBILITY (apply if you meet all of these criteria):

1. B.S. or M.S. in Biology, Fisheries or related fields.

2. Availability to start this position between April and July 2022.

3. Commitment to the job for at least two years.

4. Highly desired attributes include:

a) Aquaculture experience.

b) Practical knowledge of plumbing.

c) Research experience (laboratory or field).

d) Excellent time management ability.

e) Capacity to work alone and with others.

f) Strong verbal and written communication skills.

The job involves frequent communication with members of both zebrafish laboratories and the NYU Facilities/Maintenance staff.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine offers an excellent salary (starting at $43,600) and benefits package.

TO APPLY

1. Please send an e-mail to holger.knaut@med.nyu.edu using the subject line: "2022 Zebrafish Research Associate: your name".

2. Attach your CV (entitled "2022 Zebrafish Research Associate: your name") as a single PDF file. Please start your document with the following information at the top. Without this information the review of your application will be delayed:

1. Name, current living address (city, state, and country) and telephone number.

2. Expected date of availability.

3. Degree(s), date(s) awarded and GPA(s).

4. Name, title, e-mail and phone number of three references (please state in what capacity these references know you and for how long).

5. Summary of experience: A paragraph (10 lines maximum) describing your interests and experience relevant to this position.

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