This opportunity is curated through the UF TESI Environmental Leaders Network. Opportunities posted through the Network may not be affiliated with the Florida Museum or TESI, but are shared with UF undergraduate students who want to learn more about environmental research, education and outreach, and civic engagement. 

Host Organization

UF College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology

Position description

  • Responsibilities will include performing nucleic acid purification and PCR, preparing buffers and solutions, assisting in fish experimental setups and data collection, conducting routine laboratory maintenance and organization, and assisting with general lab tasks, such as ordering supplies and restocking inventory.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in fish husbandry, knowledge of molecular biology techniques, laboratory safety, and aseptic techniques, and an interest in aquatic animal disease research.


  • Part-time, 20hrs/week
  • The work schedule is flexible and will be determined based on the research and animal husbandry needs.

Expected salary

$16.00 – $18.00 / hourly


  • Minimum age of 18
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Deadline to apply

October 21, 2023 @11:55 p.m. (ET)

To apply:

Interested individuals should send a CV or resumé and the names and contact information for 2-3 references by email to Dr. Kuttichantran Subramaniam in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology (