MARINE MAMMAL PARASITE LAB RESEARCH ASSISTANT (part-time)
The National Marine Life Center, an independent, non-profit marine animal hospital and science and education center on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, seeks a part-time Parasite Lab Research Assistant to assist in its Marine Mammal Parasitology Laboratory. Responsibilities include: logging parasite specimens received, entering data into the parasite database, taking photos of parasite samples, identifying common parasites according to established protocols, drafting parasite reports, and generally assisting the Science Director & Attending Veterinarian. For more information and a complete job description, visit: http://nmlc.org/about/staff/job-opportunities/. This is a grant-funded, part-time, hourly position with no benefits. Continuation beyond one year is contingent upon renewed grant funding.
Requirements: B.A./B.S. in a related field and/or equivalent work experience; microscope skills; excellent organizational skills as well as verbal and written communication skills; ability to work independently.
To apply, e-mail cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Kathy Zagzebski, President & Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> .
Position open until filled.
The National Marine Life Center is a small, independent, non-profit marine animal hospital and science and education center. Our mission is to rehabilitate and release stranded marine mammals and sea turtles in order to advance science and education in marine wildlife health and conservation. To learn more, visit our website at www.nmlc.org. The National Marine Life Center is an equal opportunity employer.