HBOI Graduate Research Assistant

Harbor Branch (HBOI)
Oct 06, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Harbor Branch (HBOI)

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-10-20
Req: REQ09328
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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant, Fort Pierce, FL.

The Graduate Research Assistant will participate in husbandry work (feeding and maintaining fish, collecting samples, etc.) and laboratory work (sample analysis) and evaluate the maternal dietary effect of Florida pompano on offspring survival, development and nutrient (i.e. Fatty acid transfer). Physiological, biochemical and omics parameters will be evaluated to accomplish the objectives of this study.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate student seeking a degree (accepted to or currently enrolled) in Marine Science and Oceanography, Biological Sciences or Environmental Science with a minimum of five credit hours (or nine if international) and a minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Must have an interest in aquaculture, fish biology, genomics, or biochemistry.

Ability to work outside regular hours when necessary.

Familiarity with analytical instruments (i.e. GC-MS, Q-PCR, UHPLC, etc.) is preferred.


$352.94 weekly

College or Department:

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute


Harbor Branch (HBOI)

Work Days and Hours:

20 hours per week – flexible, as approved by Supervisor.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.

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