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Job Description

This person will work under the supervision of Dr. Sarah McMenamin and Dr. Juan Manuel Gonzalez Rosa. They will assist with all aspects of running the fish room facility to include feeding of zebrafish, maintaining cleanliness, preparing solutions, helping with ordering, organizing site visits for maintenance, training and educating undergraduate researchers, and other general aquaculture and system maintenance.

Hiring Range: $20.74/hr to $25.93/hr. Pay rate commensurate with relevant experience.



Demonstrated experience in maintaining aquatics facilities is required. Must have an understanding of the basic theory and scientific principles involved in zebrafish husbandry and should have a basic understanding of the research projects in the relevant labs.

Must be able to effectively communicate in both written and verbal forms with all members of the labs. Employee must be willing to be available for emergencies in the facility at unpredictable times, and must have manual dexterity, ability to lift 25 pounds and a tolerance for warm and wet working conditions.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
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Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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