Research technician in aquatic disease ecology

Subject: Research technician in aquatic disease ecology

A full-time lab technician position is available in the Searle lab at Purdue University ( The focus of the lab is the ecology of infectious diseases in freshwater systems. The job will involve assisting with and leading laboratory experiments, maintaining lab cultures, field sampling, ordering supplies, and supervising undergraduate research students.

The minimum requirements are a 4 year college degree and prior research experience in ecology, biology, or equivalent field. The successful candidate will be familiar with word processing and data management, independently motivated, and have strong organizational skills. Preferred qualifications include experience working with freshwater systems or infectious diseases, and knowledge of sterile techniques and qPCR methods.

Questions can be addressed to Applications must be submitted via the Purdue University employment page (, job number 1800224). Review of candidates will begin Feb 28 and continue until the position is filled.