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We are looking for a Research Scientist Assistant for our ciguatera studies!

The position is primarily laboratory-based and will include algal culture and molecular biology tasks such as DNA extraction and PCR. Other studies are possible, depending on background. The position is open without preference to B.S. and M.S. degree holders, salary will be commensurate with experience. A theoretical understanding of molecular biology and prior experience with basic techniques is strongly preferred, experience with both is a definite plus. The position is initially offered for one year, with continuation possible based on performance and availability of funding. Questions about the position should be directed to derdner@utexas.edu.
The position is posting # R_00011008 at the University of Texas. To apply, please submit a CV/resume and a letter of interest that includes the names and contact information of two references through the UT application portal. Letters of reference are not required when you apply, they will be requested later.

Prospective Students and Postdocs:
I’m always looking for motivated phytoplankton enthusiasts to join my group. For both graduate student and postdoctoral positions, project-funded opportunities will be posted here and advertised through ALGAE-L, ECOLOG and ASLO, as well as other venues. I also welcome inquiries from those looking to develop independent funding applications, such as NSF Postdoctoral Fellowships.