Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Mon Dec 16 2019 Job Description:
The Biology and Biomedical Sciences Department at Salve Regina University seeks a Post Baccalaureate Researcher to work in the laboratory of Dr. Heather Axen studying the role of epigenetic regulation on thermal tolerance in Drosophila pseudoobscura and other fruit fly species. The position is full-time (35-hours per week) for one year, with possibility of renewal for up to 3 years. The position start date is January 8th, 2020. A flexible schedule is important as occasional evening and weekend work will be required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct original, independent research under the supervision of Dr. Axen
Participate in the training of undergraduate students
Keep a detailed and up-to-date record of all experiments performed
Contribute to the generation of manuscripts for publication
Perform general lab maintenance duties (fly care and maintenance, inventory, orders, etc.)
LICENSES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:
Exposure to chemical and biological hazards requiring use of personal protective equipment.
BS in Biology or related field at the time of hire
Experience with culture and manipulation of Drosophila and molecular biology techniques is preferred but not required
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
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Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is a private, coeducational university offering a comprehensive and innovative liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. We empower students to explore their talents through our diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.