Rutgers, The State University, of New Jersey is seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow for the Neuroscience and Cell Biology department at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Among the key duties are the following:
Designs and leads the project as directed by the supervisor.
Performs live cell imaging, transfection, molecular cloning, data analysis and presentation.
Engages in scientific communication, training of junior personnel and manuscript preparation.
Assists in maintenance of transgenic mice lines in the vivarium. This involves handling mice for breeding, tail snipping, ear marking and PCR-genotyping.
May be involved in weekly mouse brain dissection and primary neuron culture.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The candidate is expected to have a PhD degree in neurobiology or similar field, passion for scientific discovery, and a minimum of one (1) year experience in either: live cell imaging, synaptic physiology or animal behavior, pathology.
A detail-oriented and quantitative mind is essential.
Equipment specific to a Neuroscience and Cell Biology laboratory.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to work in a lab environment. No special vision requirements. Ability to lift or exert force up to 25 lbs.
Lab environment. Moderate Noise.
Posting Number: 19ST1826
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 87137
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.