Research Associate (Department of Environmental Toxicology) at Texas Tech University

Research Associate
The Institute of Environmental and Human Health
Department of Environmental Toxicology
Texas Tech University

Position Description: The successful applicant will be stationed in Lubbock, Texas to work in designing and conducting lab experiments involving parasites and Northern bobwhites, design and conduct lab experiments to learn about the parasite life cycle transmission dynamics, design and conduct lab experiments to control parasite infections in bobwhites, travel to professional, stakeholder, and public meetings to present research findings, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: M.S. in biology, wildlife, ecology, parasitology, or related field from a regionally accredited institution or university. General laboratory experience; familiarity with avian behavior and anatomy; performing animal necropsies; Texas driver’s license or ability to acquire one; collecting biological samples under laboratory and field settings; strong work ethic; good communication skills; ability to work well with employees; ability to work independently and within a group.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in biology, wildlife, ecology, parasitology, or related field from a regionally accredited institution or university; performing necropsies of birds; data entry on laptop computer and statistical analyses; parasite identification.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Special Instructions to Applicants: Duration of position is 2 years, with possible extension of 1 year.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

Send your CV to:

Ronald J. Kendall, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Environmental Toxicology
Texas Tech University
Box 41163
Lubbock, TX 79409-1163
ron.kendall@ttu.edu

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