[ES_JOBS_NET] Graduate Research Assistant in Toxicology (Ph.D.) - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Michele Guy mlguy at siu.edu
Thu Feb 4 09:42:27 MST 2016

Graduate Research Assistantship in Environmental Toxicology

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

Location: Carbondale, IL

Job Description: Seeking a motivated doctoral student to join an active environmental toxicology group. Research topics include assessing the bioavailability of pyrethroid insecticides in sediments using desorption-based extraction, conducting toxicity bioassays and developing a bioavailability-based toxicity model, and surveying pyrethroid resistance in field-collected invertebrates.

Qualifications: Master's degree (or BS with experience) in Zoology, Entomology, Chemistry, Toxicology or related field. Desired qualifications include experience with toxicological bioassays and/or analytical instrumentation (GC-MS). 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: March 4, 2016. Starting dates are Summer through Fall 2016.

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.siu.edu/<http://www.aquatictox.com/> for further details.

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