University of Oregon, Institute of Neuroscience

Position ID:UO-Institute of Neuroscience-RA [#12504, 523060]
Position Title: Gnotobiology Technician
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Area: Neuroscience / Developmental neuroscience
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/10/22, finished 2019/10/27, listed until 2019/04/22)
Position Description:    

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Job no: 523060 Work type: Faculty - Career Location: Eugene, OR Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants, Neuroscience

Department: Institute of Neuroscience Rank: Research Assistant Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins Application review begins immediately; to ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 5th, 2018; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references with your online application.

Position Summary The Gnotobiology Technician will be primarily responsible for overseeing gnotobiotic zebrafish production and training. In addition, the technician will perform zebrafish husbandry tasks, including crossing, screening, and genotyping by PCR and by fluorescence microscopy. The technician will also perform routine lab tasks such as making solutions and ordering reagents, maintaining electronic records of zebrafish and microbial stocks, as well as a variety of molecular biology techniques including designing and cloning constructs for zebrafish transgenesis and creating transgenic zebrafish.

Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree biology or related field. Experience with molecular biology and/or microbiology techniques.

Preferred Qualifications • Experience with zebrafish husbandry. • Experience with generating transgenic zebrafish. • Experience with electronic databases.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

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Contact: Adam Unger, 541-346-3191
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1254 University of Oregon
222 Huestis Hall
Eugene, OR 97403-1254
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