Job: Research Associate – Molecular Biology/Disease Ecology/Diagnostics

Title Research Associate – Molecular Biology/Disease Ecology/Diagnostics
Agency, Location Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute/Massachusetts
Categories Permanent
Job # 13265
Salary Commensurate

The successful candidate must have strong experience in molecular biology/ecology and knowledge of common and advanced laboratory techniques. The candidate must be capable of working independently to design experiments, generate high quality data and analyze results for a variety of molecular projects directed by GMGI scientists. Experience with marine diseases, development of species-specific probe-based assays, CRISPR, and qPCR and rt-qPCR are desirable. This position is an extraordinary opportunity for an entrepreneurial person who is interested in helping to create a world-class research institute.

  • BS or MS in biology, molecular biology, marine biology, or related fields
  • Background in fisheries, aquaculture, and disease ecology
  • Background with diagnostic methods (e.g. qPCR, rt-qPCR)
  • Experience with modern molecular biology/genomics instruments
  • Basic knowledge of languages for biological data analysis (e.g. Perl, Python, R, Linux)
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Integrity towards scientific research and data quality

Ad Closing Date: 7/30/2019


Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV to [email protected]