Research assistant position in fish neurobiology

Applications are invited for a research assistant to work under the project “FIGHT – Hormonal, pheromonal and genomic regulation of aggression in a fish model“ funded by FDCT/Macao (ref n. 093/2017/A2).

Qualifications required: Bachelor/Master in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related fields. Organized, responsible and willing to learn. Holding a Macao ID is mandatory. Candidates should be fluent in English and preferably also Chinese. Training in molecular biology and previous work experience with fish models (e.g. zebrafish) will be valued. The position is compatible with simultaneous studies at Master or PhD level in Macao.

– Participation in lab experiments and routine lab techniques (real-time PCR, immunohistochemistry, egg microinjections and CRISPR, ELISA immunoassays, imaging and behavioral observations).
– Maintenance of fish stocks, lab equipment and stock of reagents/consumables.
– Organization of lab protocols and general lab management tasks.

Conditions: Starting date, as soon as possible. End date, December 27, 2020 (non-renewable under this project). Salary: 14.000 MOP/month. Schedule to be arranged with project coordinator, Prof. David Goncalves.

How to apply: Candidates should send an email with a copy of the CV (English) and a motivation letter to the project coordinator Use the same email in case of any doubt regarding the position. Position will remain open until filled.

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