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Tuesday, September 8

Research Associate at Wayne State University

The Dowling lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at Wayne State University invites applications for a Research Associate.  The individual will assist with multiple aspects of research focused on evolution and conservation of fish biodiversity, with focus on species from the southwestern United States. Applicants are expected to have a B.Sc. degree or higher in biology, with laboratory experience required. The principal duties of the individual pertain to the collection and organization of data and lab management. Applicants should be proficient with basic molecular procedures (DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, electrophoresis, molecular cloning, sequencing) with knowledge of fragment analysis and genomic techniques a plus. Precision and reliability are essential.  Duties will also include contributing to lab management such as oversight of undergraduate student workers, safety awareness, ordering, chemical inventories and the repair of minor equipment.  Computer literacy is expected. 

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Additional information on the position and instructions for application are provided at the following web address:

Posting is job number 041277 under Research Assistants/Associates.

Thomas Dowling
Department of Biological Sciences
5047 Gullen Mall
Wayne State University
Detroit MI 48202