JOB -Research Assistant – University of Rhode Island

Research assistant position available in vector-borne disease ecology and vector biology at the University of Rhode Island working in the Couret lab in the Department of Biological Sciences ( Instagram @CouretLab – Twitter: @VectorEcology

Position is full time and posted at – applications submitted through the URI jobs portal. For additional questions about the position send emails with subject line “RA Position” to

Duties include both field and laboratory work on the ecology/biology of mosquitoes and ticks that transmit human pathogens. Required qualifications include a bachelor’s in Biology and one year work experience in biology research. Preferred qualifications include experience with DNA extraction/PCR, experience with ArcGIS.