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Job# 5986 - Postdoctoral Senior Fellow - Gallagher Lab (Seattle, WA)
Full Time
Posted: January 22, 2013
Closes: February 1, 2013

A Senior Fellow, postdoctoral position is available starting February 1, 2013 to perform independent laboratory research in aquatic biochemical toxicology in conjunction with a Washington Department of Ecology Emerging Contaminants Grant Award in the lab of Dr. Evan Gallagher. This position is an annual appointment for up to two years or longer, depending upon progress and funding. Our laboratory conducts molecular and biochemical studies on mechanisms of action of environmental chemicals in aquatic species, including salmon and zebrafish.

The Senior Fellow’s primary responsibilities will be to conduct independent research assessing the effects of emerging contaminants in salmon, including laboratory and field studies and may also conduct similar studies using the Zebrafish model. The candidate will assist the PI in the management of the grant, which involves UW and external partners and graduate students to develop and implement project timeline according to sponsor agency requirements and specific aims of the project. Under general oversight of the PI, the fellow will generate quarterly progress reports and reports submitted to sponsor, as well as manuscripts and professional presentations as appropriate. Other duties include providing assistance to the PIs research group through intellectual contribution to projects and research objectives by assisting with grant applications, providing scientific review and edits on manuscripts, periodic classroom lectures, and co-supervision of graduate students. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual interested in applying molecular and biochemical techniques to environmental toxicological problems, as well as learning grant writing skills and experience working with graduate students.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in toxicology, fisheries or biomedical sciences. 0-3 yrs of post graduate experience. Demonstrated publication record using molecular, genomic or biochemical approaches in fish or cell lines. Experience using Zebrafish and other fish models is helpful.

Start date: February 1, 2013

Please send updated CV and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Evan Gallagher
DEOHS
University of Washington
Box 354695
4225 Roosevelt Way NE #100
Seattle, WA. 98195

evang3@uw.edu

For more info please see http://depts.washington.edu/envhlth/faculty.php?Gallagher_Evan

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