Job: Research Fellow I/II

Title Research Fellow I/II
Agency, Location Auburn Univ, GA
Categories Temporary
Job # 9697
Salary Salary will be commensurate with education and experience
End Date until filled
Responsibilities

Auburn University – United States Fish & Wildlife Service’s Conservation Genetics Lab (Warm Springs, GA)

**This is a 1 year, limited term position contingent on availability of funds and is located in Warm Springs, Georgia. ** The successful candidate in this position is expected to develop methods and protocols for the environmental DNA detection of aquatic invasive species in the southeastern United States. Essential functions include, but not limited to: DNA extraction and quantification, PCR and qPCR, and mtDNA sequencing, statistical design and care for aquarium and pond trials, collection of eDNA water samples, data analysis of genetic data, report writing, and presentation of findings at professional meetings.

Review of applications will begin after September 21, 2012

Qualifications

The minimum qualifications are a PhD from an accredited institution in Biology or related field with an emphasis in conservation genetics or molecular ecology. Excellent interpersonal communication skills are required. Candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States by the start date and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Contact

For a detailed position advertisement, including application instructions and requirements, please refer to Requisition #24349 and apply on-line at www.auemployment.com