Post Graduate/Research Technician Position for a Zebrafish lab at Yale University - New Haven, CT

Provide research assistance for a zebrafish genetics lab and aid with the maintenance of a freshwater tropical fish (zebrafish) facility under the supervision of the principal investigator of the laboratory. The focus of the overall project is to use zebrafish as a model system to study vertebrate development

Essential Duties of the Position:
Feed fish, check and maintain water quality and system.
Breed fish and raise young.
Maintain tank and equipment.
Make up solutions, prepare fish food; limited laboratory maintenance.

Preferred: Experience in areas of molecular biology such as DNA cloning, PCR, tissue culture and microinjection.

Required: Bachelors degree in marine Biology, related field of Biology/Molecular biology, or two years of experience working in marine laboratories or molecular biology laboratories.

Skills and Abilities:
strong instrumentation skills.
High degree in independence, highly motivated, enthusiastic and strong work ethic.

Must be self-motivated and physically capable of maintaining 10-liter fish tanks in shelving units.

The applicant must be a US national or legal resident of the US.

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