University of Connecticut: Research Technician
> One Research Technician position is available in Dr. Daniel Bolnick�s
> research group in the Department of Ecology and Evolution
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> Tasks: The technician will be funded by a National Institutes of Health
> grant to study immunology and genetics of a vertebrate host�s
> resistance to a helminth parasite, and parasite evasion of host
> immunity. Previous work by the Bolnick lab identified naturally evolved
> variation in stickleback fishes� resistance to a severe cestode
> parasite (Weber et al 2017 American Naturalist; Weber et al 2017
> Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences). The technician will
> contribute to this research by assisting with fish care, experimental
> infection and immune challenge assays.
> Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a BS, BA, or MA degree in
> biology or a closely related field. Prior research experience is
> essential, including some experience with animal care (which is a core
> function of this job appointment). Previous research experience and work
> records should demonstrate a commitment to research, good work ethic,
> lab skills, and organizational ability.
> Preferred qualification: laboratory skills related to genetics,
> immunology, and/or parasitology.
> Duration: This appointment will initially be for one year, with the
> intent to extend for a second year conditional on performance.
> Additional years will be available contingent on external funding. The
> start date is negotiable, but an April or May start is preferred.
> Applications should electronically submit a single pdf file containing
> the following, in order:
> 1) Coverletter, including a summary of research experience and
>   career goals
> 2) CV
> 3) List of three references, with contact information (email, telephone,
>   and mailing address). We will request letters directly from these
>   references, after identifying top candidates.
> The application pdf file should be emailed to Dr. Daniel Bolnick (
> ). Include the subject line “Research Technician
> Application: <YOUR NAME>”. Applications must be received by February 28,
> 2020 for full consideration, though late applications may be considered.
> For questions about this position, please email Dr. Bolnick
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> The University of Connecticut is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants
> with questions about disability services can privately discuss their
> application with the University of Connecticut Disability Services
> Office. The Bolnick Lab is simultaneously searching for a postdoctoral
> researcher.