Research Associate - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2679

A full-time Research Associate position is available in the Tomoyasu lab at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Our lab studies molecular mechanisms underlying morphological evolution using insects as a model system ( 


Essential duties for this position include performing routine molecular biology procedures in the lab, performing histological procedures using insect tissues, maintaining insect stocks, advising undergraduate students, and helping in writing scientific papers and grant proposals. 

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must have an MS degree in Biology or related field, and have strong technical skills in molecular and developmental biology.

For this position, Miami University will not sponsor applicants for H-1B work status.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who have prior experience in insect biology/biochemistry and in writing scientific papers/grant proposals. 

One year-appointment with potential for renewal for up to three years dependent upon performance and funding.

Direct inquiries to Yoshi Tomoyasu at

Special Instructions to Applicant

Submit contact information for two references (as other document).

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
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Type of School:Research University
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