[Coral-List] Lab Manager position available in the Correa Lab at Rice University

Adrienne Simoes Correa adymscorrea at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 15:52:02 EST 2017

Lab Manager for Correa Lab at Rice University

The Correa Lab at Rice University (http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~ac53 <http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~ac53>) is looking for a full-time Lab Manager. This person will be responsible for day-to-day tasks of managing the lab such as equipment ordering and maintenance, chemical inventory, sample processing, data entry/analysis, planning field research expeditions, maintaining algal cultures, etc. The job will also entail extensive fieldwork and microbial ecology research on coral reefs (and other coastal ecosystems) in the Indo-Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico. Applicants should have a BS/BA or MS in microbiology, ecology & evolution, or marine science. Significant experience working in a molecular laboratory (e.g., sterile technique, DNA or RNA extractions, PCR optimization) is required; skills in virology, real-time PCR and bioinformatics analysis are preferred. Previous field research experience on SCUBA, experience working in Mo’orea (French Polynesia) and on coral reefs, AAUS qualification, and familiarity with the operation and trailering of small boats are all preferred. The position is for a one-year appointment (with opportunity for a second based on performance) and will be hourly with benefits. Start date is negotiable, but the position is available immediately. Interested applicants should send an email with a CV and contact information for three references to Dr. Adrienne Correa at ac53 at rice.edu <mailto:ac53 at rice.edu>

Adrienne M.S. Correa
Assistant Professor
BioSciences at Rice University


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