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Marine Biological Laboratory Research Assistant Molecular Biology Lab in Woods Hole, Massachusetts


Position Summary: The Marine Biological Laboratory is seeking applicants for a full-time Research Assistant position with the Josephine Bay Paul Center. The successful applicant will contribute to molecular biology investigation of biological diversity.

Additional Information: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, laboratory management, DNA extraction, polymerase chain reaction, use of informatics software packages, and participation as a course TA for college and high school level enrichment courses. Duties and salary will be commensurate with relevant experience. Basic Qualifications: Bachelors degree with training in marine biology or molecular biology. Must have one or more years of laboratory experience. Candidate will be expected to work independently after initial training period, but to be able to work well with others in a larger research group.

Preferred Qualifications: Facility with protist and bacterial culture, Microsoft Office programs, Linux operating systems.

The application materials consist of three items: (1) a letter describing your interests, skills and prior research experience, including any specific experience with the job responsibilities listed above; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the name and contact information of three references.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)