Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Day laboratory in the Dept. of Biological Sciences at Ohio University seeks a lab technician. Our research involves measuring single-neuron electrical potentials in auditory areas of the brain in response to sound. The main duties of the lab technician will be: collecting electrophysiological data from rabbits during daily experiments; assisting with sterile surgical procedures on rabbits; giving rabbits post-procedural care; and managing and ordering laboratory supplies. Additional duties will include: creating microscopic slides of brain sections for histological analysis; and training undergraduate researchers. Possible duties may include: constructing an experimental apparatus for animal behavioral testing; and training rabbits on behavioral tasks.
Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering field; strong quantitative skills; computer programming skills (MATLAB used in the lab); familiarity with animal care; organizational skills; manual dexterity when performing experiments; amiable and patient with undergraduate students.
Planning Unit: College of Arts & Sciences
Department: Biological Sciences
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Dr. Mitch Day, email@example.com
Employment Type: Full-Time Term
Minimum $14.36 hourly. As a benefits eligible position, incumbent will enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for both the employee and his/her/their eligible dependents.
Internal Number: 32310
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