Research Associate


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Biology (10000832)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees


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Definition of Class

The Bloomekatz laboratory in the Department of Biology at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS is seeking a research associate to assist in our investigations of the fundamental mechanisms underlying cardiac development and disease using zebrafish. For more information
about our research please see our website As a research associate you will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the research and publication process, from experimental design to data analysis and publication.


Duties may involve - conducting developmental/cell biological experiments, analyzing imaging and next-generation sequencing data, zebrafish husbandry, and training undergraduate laboratory members.


The candidate will work closely with, be trained by and report directly to Dr. Bloomekatz. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and will continue until position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, CV and at least 3 references. For more information and to apply online go to: This position is eligible for benefits. The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/ADA/ADEA employer.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

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Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi