Available Positions

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January 25, 2020

Graduate student (Masters)

The Marine Microbial Ecology Lab at The University of Southern Mississippi will be recruiting graduate students at the Master's level beginning in the Fall of 2020. 

Successful applicants should hold a Bachelor's degree in the field of marine science (marine biology, marine ecology, oceanography, etc) or a related field and have experience/interest in marine microbial ecology, microbial interactions, marine virology or biological oceanography. 

Interested applicants should contact me at Kristina.Mojica@usm.edu by April 1, 2020 with:

  1. Statement of interest that contains a brief explanation (2-3 paragraphs) of your background, general research interests, and why you want to pursue graduate work

  2. Your CV


January 25, 2020

Lab Technician

The Marine Microbial Ecology Lab at the University of Southern Mississippi is hiring a Flow Cytometry Technologist. The technician will be responsible for

  • Develop and maintain proficiency with all benchtop
    cytometers and associated software and peripherals

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, including
    data backup

  • Perform quality control and monitor instrument

  • assist in managing the laboratory and running of samples 

  • development of methods and associated protocols

  • training and supervision of users

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Lab, Chemistry, Biology or related field

  • have greater than 5 years lab experience

  • experience with flow cytometry

Interested applicants should send a resume or CV to Kristina.Mojica@usm.edu by April 1, 2020.

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