Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, NEUROSCIENCE , McGovern Institute for Brain Research , to work jointly in the laboratories of Professors Guoping Feng and Robert Desimone. The laboratories will be collaborating on generating new genetic engineered animal models for studying brain disorders. Will handle animals for performing simple research manipulations such as hormone injections and sample collections; support all phases of assisted reproductive procedures, including preparing tools, monitoring anesthesia, sonographic imaging, and providing post-operational care; assist with the daily care of animals; track and ensure the accuracy of colony census data, medical treatments, and research activities in an electronic medical record system; coordinate schedules between researchers and veterinarians; communicate with other labs working with these new models; and coordinate external and internal collaboration, including meeting scheduling, preparation, and clean up.
REQUIRED : a bachelor's degree in animal sciences, biology, neuroscience, or related field; at least two years of relevant laboratory experience; excellent organizational and communication skills; initiative; meticulous attention to detail; and ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of and experience with animal models, animal care, and surgery are desirable. Experience working with nonhuman primate species preferred. Job #17332
Must be able to maintain a flexible schedule including evening and weekend work.
Internal Number: 17332
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