Link for Applying: https://careers.purdue.edu/job/47907-Fish-and-Wildlife-Toxicology-Laboratory-Researcher-IN/930306700/

Requisition ID: 22044
Fish and Wildlife Toxicology Laboratory Researcher

Job Summary:
The Forestry and Natural Resources department is seeking a Fish and Wildlife Toxicology Lab Researcher. In this role, you will research activities under different funded projects evaluating toxicity of contaminants and other stressors to amphibians, fish, and aquatic invertebrates, coordinate and conduct laboratory experiments, train student personnel, and perform data management. Additional duties will include: Oversee day to day operations of laboratory, maintain inventories and order supplies, perform other organizational and administrative duties as assigned Conduct acute and chronic toxicity tests with biota, including helping design experiments, run experiments, collect data, analyze, and summarize data, and publish results in peer-reviewed literature, provide guidance for students and coordinate student activity, train students on how to use laboratory and field equipment, care for animals before and during experiments, properly handle animals in the field, collect and record data, and safety and standard operating procedures.

Required:
Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, animal physiology, molecular biology or related field 1 year of general laboratory experience, strong organizational and communication skills, ability to diagnose/troubleshoot equipment failures, knowledge of purchasing procedures, knowledge of relevant safety procedures, computer skills (e.g., MS Office, R and other statistical analyses, etc.).

Preferred:
Master’s degree in biology, ecology, animal physiology, molecular biology, ecotoxicology or related field
General laboratory experience; immersive research experience; experience with supervision of technical personnel is desirable.

Additional Information:
This position has a limited duration of one year, renewable for up to 3 years. Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position. A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime).

Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Waiting Period.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.