Opportunity: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami

The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), University of Miami, is looking for a fish physiologist with toxicology experience/mechanistic aquatic toxicologist for a position that starts January 1, 2018. The applicant will investigate the impacts of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure associated with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the glucocorticoid stress response of the Gulf toadfish, Opsanus beta. They should have experience in some of the following techniques: waterborne toxicant exposures; primer design and quantitative real-time PCR; colorimetric, enzymatic, enzyme-linked immunosorbent and radioimmuno- assays; in vitro tissue work; fish surgery and pharmacological manipulation; measurements of immunosuppression; and behavioral analysis. Applicants should send a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position, a CV and the name and contact information of three references to Dr. Danielle McDonald, dmcdonald@rsmas.miami.edu by the close of business day November 17th, 2017.