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24 de febrero de 2008

Full-Time Research Assistant [RA II or III]

Biology Department
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Application Deadline: March 30, 2008

Ref#: 08-02-03

The Biology Department at WHOI seeks a highly motivated individual to
join the Tim Shank lab as a full-time Research Assistant II or III.
The successful applicant will contribute to projects that focus on
the ecology and evolution of fauna from chemosynthetic, seamount, and
other marine ecosystems.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the: 1) generation of
integrative ecological and genetic data (via DNA and RNA extractions,
standard and quantitative PCR, and high throughput DNA sequencing);
2) performance of genetic analyses for population genetic and
phylogenetic studies; 3) management of laboratory activities; and 4)
active participation in sea-going research expeditions.

Education: B.A., B.S. or M.S. in biology, ecology, or a related field
and prior experience in an active research lab are desired.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, attention to
detail, and a strong work ethic are essential.

Applicants should have an interest in ecology, evolution,
oceanography, molecular biology, and conservation, while possessing a
genuine drive to perform basic research. This position requires an
independent, organized, and motivated individual with laboratory
experience. Salary and placement level will be commensurate with
experience and education.

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the Shank lab website at
http://www.whoi.edu/science/B/people/tshank/, and the Biology
Department website at http://www.whoi.edu/science/B/dept/.
Application for this position (ref #08-02-03) should be conducted
using WHOI's on-line Career Center at http://jobs.whoi.edu/.

Timothy M. Shank
Biology Department, MS 33
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1049
phone: 508-289-3392 fax: 508-457-2134

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