Research Technician position investigating the mechanisms underlying cardiac development and disease


The Bloomekatz laboratory in the Department of Biology at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS is seeking a research technician to assist in our investigations of cardiac morphogenesis and disease using zebrafish. The successful candidate 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 large datasets, zebrafish husbandry.  The candidate will work closely with and be trained by Dr. Bloomekatz. Interested in joining our dynamic group apply online: https://careers.olemiss.edu, search zebrafish.

We utilize an innovative combination of genetic, live-imaging, biophysical and system-biology approaches to elucidate the mechanisms underlying morphogenetic and identity transformations in the heart.

Salary is dependent on experience. This position is eligible for benefits. Anticipated start date Summer or Fall 2020. This is a yearly position, which may renew dependent on funding.

-Further questions can be directed to Dr. Bloomekatz at josh@olemiss.edu.

-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.


Graduate Students

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We are looking for highly motivated students from a wide array of disciplines including developmental biology, genetics, bioengineering, computer science, or physics to join us in studying the mysteries of the developing heart. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Interested in doing exciting science as a graduate student, contact Dr. Bloomekatz directly josh[at]olemiss.edu (Graduate Assistantships in the Bloomekatz lab are available).Further information and requirements for graduate admissions can be found at