Full time research assistant position available at University of Rhode Island 
in the Couret lab centered on 
vector ecology and evolution and vector borne disease. 

The Couret Lab at the University of Rhode Island is looking for a full-time 
research assistant to support 
innovative research on disease ecology and evolution of tick and mosquito 
vectors. The job includes 
field surveillance of invasive Aedes mosquitoes in Rhode Island, maintenance of 
colonies of ticks and 
mosquitoes, and assistance in conducting lab experiments. Experience with field 
work, basic molecular 
techniques (DNA extraction/PCR), and spatial data management/mapping in ArcGIS 
and R preferred. 

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Biology, one year experience in biological science 
research, demonstrated strong 
verbal and interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated proficiency in 
written communication 
skills, demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Applications must be submitted through this website:    
https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2640 
Application includes cover letter and resume as well as names and contact 
information for three 
professional references. 

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