Research Specialist position ~

17 de septiembre de 2004

Research Specialist position

Research Specialist position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Rebecca Klaper at the Great Lakes WATER Institute to assist in research to develop genomic indicators of ecological and environmental health of the Great Lakes. Individual will be responsible for assisting in field collections of fish and invertebrates, animal cultures, RNA and protein extractions, plasmid preparation, QPCR and general laboratory management.
Qualification: B.S. in biology, molecular biology or ecology/environmental science with at least two years of experience using molecular techniques described above (M.S. preferred). Ability to do field work and laboratory work with an attention to detail.
The Great Lakes WATER Institute is located in beautiful Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan.The Great Lakes WATER Institute provides a focal point for research, education and outreach in the state of Wisconsin, aimed at a thorough understanding of the Great Lakes and other aquatic and environmental resources. The WATER Institute is associated with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee which serves more than 23,000 students, including 4,000 graduate students. Milwaukee is known for its many summer festivals and other cultural options including museums, an active music scene, and wonderful food. Home to the Milwaukee Brewers and the Wave. Milwaukee is also in close proximity to several other Midwestern cities including Chicago and Madison and to many natural areas available for skiing, biking, fishing hunting etc.
This is a 12-month appointment with posibility of extension. Salary will be range 2 (dependent upon qualificiations) with excellent fringe benefits.
Deadline is October 10,2004. To apply please send letter of application outlining qualification and interests as well as a resume and contact information for three references to Rebecca Klaper at
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