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

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.


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

Ad Closing Date: 1 Dec 2019 or until filled


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