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.
Bachelor’s degree in Biology, one year experience in biological science
research, demonstrated strong
verbal and interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated proficiency in
skills, demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.
Applications must be submitted through this website:
Application includes cover letter and resume as well as names and contact
information for three