Biologist II; Genetics: Charleston, SC

Agency
South Carolina Dept. of Natural Resources
Location
Charleston, SC
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$39,190-$48,927
Last Date to Apply
05/09/2022
Website
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3522243/wildlife-biologist-ii
Description
The successful candidates will join our population genetics team to contribute to our ongoing population genetic and molecular tool research projects on marine and freshwater fishes. Work will include laboratory research (some field research), data collection and analysis, data management, literature review and synthesis, preparation of reports and presentations as well as authoring technical manuscripts. Some activities will include work on multi-disciplinary teams. A minor component will include aspects of lab management. Strong quantitative, organizational, computer, writing and inter-personal skills required.
Qualifications
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years additional experience or a Masters degree in biology (preferred). Individuals should have demonstrated abilities to conduct population genetics research including experimental design, data collection and analyses and report preparation, and demonstrate the capability to work independently. Publication record and experience with microsatellites and automated sequencing systems preferred. Knowledge of marine and/or freshwater fishes of the southeastern US preferred. To apply, submit a state application and letter of interest via the SC State Job Website (www.careers.sc.gov). For more information, contact Tanya Darden (dardent@dnr.sc.gov; 843-953-9819).
Contact Person
Tanya Darden
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