Job: Research Assistant I (Shrimp Disease Diagnostics)

Title Research Assistant I (Shrimp Disease Diagnostics)
Agency, Location Auburn University, Fish Disease Laboratory (Southeastern Cooperative Fish Parasite and Disease Project)
Categories Permanent
Job # 13605
Salary $28,000 – $46,700
Responsibilities

Serve as lead diagnostician and provide research assistance with shrimp disease diagnostic cases (testing shrimps for OIE pathogens); maintain equipment to operational standards and generally maintain laboratory to QA/QC standards; order supplies, maintain inventory of laboratory supplies, invoice clients, track budgets/expenditures; train students in disease diagnostics; write annual reports, assist in compiling data, participate in publication of research on aquatic animal health and shrimp diseases; perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or higher from accredited institution in Aquatic Biology, Fisheries, Marine Science, or related field. Previous work experience as a diagnostician OR conducting research related to aquatic animal health and disease diagnostics is desired. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated technical excellence, ability to work independently and in a team environment, and a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection are also required. Applicants must attach a cover letter and resume to www.auemployment.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=194032

Ad Closing Date: 1 Dec 2019 or until filled

Contact

[email protected]

Link www.auemployment.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=194032