[Physci_undergrad] a job opportunity - Neural Systems & Behavior at
gergel at physci.ucla.edu
Fri Jan 13 14:11:30 PST 2006
We are looking for undergraduate, postgraduate or graduate students to serve
as course assistants in the Neural Systems & Behavior (NS&B) course this
summer at Woods Hole. This is an exceptional opportunity for up-and-coming
neuroethologists or neurobiologists.
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Course Assistants for summer 2006, Neural Systems and
Behavior (NS&B) course at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), Woods
Neural Systems and Behavior (NS&B) is an intensive, 8-week
laboratory/lecture summer course for pre- and postdoctoral students. The
NS&B Head Course Assistant (HCA) and Course Assistant (CA) work under the
supervision of the two course Co-Directors. Duties include preparation of
solutions, overseeing inventory, ordering supplies, assisting faculty,
running errands, helping to organize social events, and many other diverse
and important functions. Training is provided by MBL before the course
begins. The HCA and CA must be in residence between about June 5and August
7, 2006. Hours are flexible but include late nights and weekends.
Applicants should have at least 2 years of undergraduate training in biology
or a related field. Both positions require initiative, flexibility,
organizational skills, basic familiarity with laboratory techniques, and the
ability to work well with other people in an intensive environment.
Compensation includes weekly minimum salary of $300, r
oom & board, and round-trip travel to Woods Hole.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Co-Directors: Sarah
Bottjer, USC, (bottjer at usc.edu), or Michael Dickinson, Caltech,
(flyman at caltech.edu).
Applicants should send resume, a written statement of qualifications &
interest (2 pages maximum), and three letters of reference directly to the
MBL by February 15, 2006:
Human Resources Office
Marine Biological Laboratory
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1015
e-mail: resume at mbl.edu
MBL is an EEO Affirmative Action Institution.
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