A lab technician position is available in the Searle lab (http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~searlec) at Purdue University. The main focus of the lab is the ecology of infectious diseases in freshwater systems. The job will involve assisting with laboratory experiments, maintaining lab cultures, field sampling, ordering supplies, and supervising undergraduate
research students.

The minimum requirements are a 4 year college degree and prior research experience in ecology, biology, or equivalent field. The successful candidate will be familiar with word processing and data management, independently motivated, and have strong organizational skills. Experience working with freshwater systems or infectious diseases is preferred, but not

Start date is flexible, but preference will be given to candidates who can start by March 31, 2015. Questions can be addressed to searlec@purdue.edu. Applications must be submitted via the Purdue University employment page
(http://www.purdue.edu/purdue/employment, job number 1500296). Review of candidates will begin Feb 16 and continue until the position is filled.