[ES_JOBS_NET] Graduate Research Assistantships in Environmental Toxicology

Kara Elizabeth Huff-Hartz khuffhartz at chem.siu.edu
Tue Apr 8 18:37:34 MDT 2014

Graduate Research Assistantships in Environmental Toxicology?

Agency: Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences, Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University

Location: Carbondale, IL

Job Description: Seeking two motivated graduate students to join an active environmental toxicology group. Potential research topics include: joint toxicity of multiple stressors; fate and effects of pesticides (including Bt and neonicotinoids) in various systems; development of resistance in non-target species; and sublethal impacts of pesticides on bee health.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in Zoology, Entomology, Chemistry, Toxicology or related field. Desired qualifications include experience with toxicological bioassays, culturing of aquatic organisms, western blotting, immunoassays and/or analytical equipment (GC/HPLC). Good writing skills required.

Salary: Research assistantships will include a competitive salary, full tuition waiver, health benefits and support for the proposed research.

Last Date to apply: April 25, 2014. Starting dates are Summer through Fall 2014.

Contact: Send letter of intent describing research interest and goals, a resume, transcripts and three letters of reference to: Dr. Michael Lydy, Fisheries and Illinois Aquaculture Center, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, (618) 453-4091 mlydy at siu.edu<mailto:mlydy at siu.edu> See http://www.aquatictox.com/ for further details.

SIUC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population.  All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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