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National Xenopus Resource – Manager Position

Posted by , on 26 February 2015

Closing Date: 15 March 2021

A new position is now available in the National Xenopus Resource (NXR) at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). This is an NXR Manager position that involves daily operational and scientific oversight of the MBL’s P40 NIH funded National Xenopus Resource.

The NXR Manager will supervise a staff of 3-5 research assistants and technicians, coordinate custom transgenic and mutant orders and purchases, help organize workshops, and troubleshoot the frog housing systems. In addition, the individual will work on scientific projects that serve to improve the NXR, including genome editing, sperm cryopreservation and health screening.

The NXR Manager will work with researchers from the Xenopus community who visit the NXR for short term research projects through our research hotel service or as MBL Research Awardees.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Biological Sciences and is essential that they have previous training and/or experience with the Xenopus model. Individual must be highly motivated, independent, enthusiastic and able to work well with others. Several years postdoctoral experience is highly beneficial.

Interested candidates should apply through the MBL employment URL:

For more information regarding the position contact Marko Horb at

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