Research Assistant I/II – Auburn University – Auburn, AL

Agency
Auburn University
Location
Auburn, AL
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Salary
DOE
Last Date to Apply
06/30/2021
Website
https://www.auemployment.com/postings/23068
Description
American Fisheries Society – 30 day online posting: $350 Texas A&M Dept of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences – 30 day online posting: $350 World Aquaculture – 6 month online posting: no cost Research Assistant I/II Job Summary This is a one-year limited term appointments. Continuation will be contingent upon availability of funding. The individual selected for this position will provide professional research assistance related to catfish genetics. Essential Functions Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following: • Conduct fish culture, fish feeding, spawning, egg incubation, feeding, animal welfare checks, water quality maintenance, seining, move aerators and dissolved oxygen checks. • Inspect fish culture facilities and conduct basic molecular analyses. • Collect and analyze data, maintain genetics records, follow IACUC protocols, stocking, and harvesting. • Assist with purchasing supplies, chemicals, and maintaining all systems and related equipment. • Assist with maintaining lab organization and cleanliness and training others in molecular techniques and trouble shooting. • Maintain and operate recirculating systems, basic vehicle maintenance, isolate DNA, conduct PCR analysis and additional molecular procedures. • Fish processing • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. Minimum Education and Experience Education Level Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution Field of Study Fisheries, Biology, or a closely related field Years of Experience No experience required for entry level I Area of Experience Fish culture, basic molecular genetics Requirements for Additional Job Levels Research Assistant II: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Fisheries, Biology, or closely related field and 2 years of experience in research practices and protocols related to fish culture and/or basic molecular genetics. Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available) Education Level Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed. Years of Experience When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience. Area of Experience Biology, aquaculture, molecular genetics Requirements for Additional Job Levels Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Skills with fish culture and basic molecular genetics Minimum Technology Skills Basic computer skills Desired Qualifications Desired qualifications include experience in the following: Conducting fish culture, fish feeding, spawning, egg incubation, feeding, animal welfare checks, water quality maintenance, seining, move aerators and dissolved oxygen checks: Conducting basic molecular analyses; Collecting and analyzing data, maintaining genetics records, following IACUC protocols, stocking, and harvesting. Assisting with purchasing supplies, chemicals, and maintaining all systems and related equipment. Assisting with maintaining lab organization and cleanliness and training others in molecular techniques and trouble shooting. Maintaining and operating recirculating systems, basic vehicle maintenance, isolating DNA, conducting PCR analysis and additional molecular procedures; Fish processing EEO Statement A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Special Instructions to Applicants Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach/upload a cover letter and resume. Quick Link for Internal Postings https://www.auemployment.com/postings/23068
Qualifications
Desired Qualifications Desired qualifications include experience in the following: Conducting fish culture, fish feeding, spawning, egg incubation, feeding, animal welfare checks, water quality maintenance, seining, move aerators and dissolved oxygen checks: Conducting basic molecular analyses; Collecting and analyzing data, maintaining genetics records, following IACUC protocols, stocking, and harvesting. Assisting with purchasing supplies, chemicals, and maintaining all systems and related equipment. Assisting with maintaining lab organization and cleanliness and training others in molecular techniques and trouble shooting. Maintaining and operating recirculating systems, basic vehicle maintenance, isolating DNA, conducting PCR analysis and additional molecular procedures; Fish processing
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