Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
SUMMARY: The candidate will conduct specialized research in the fields of behavioral neuroscience and neurophysiology and will assist in the management/coordination of a research laboratory.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Will perform in vivo experiments to identify neuroadaptations contributing to alterations in learning and decision-making in animal models of substance use disorders or stress disorders
Will independently conduct scientific research projects
Will conduct neurophysiological experiments in awake behaving rats. This includes the following techniques:
Rat surgeries (intravenous catheter surgeries, stereotaxic surgeries)
Complex data analysis for large in vivo sets (in vivo electrophysiology and/or Ca++ imagining)
Histology and Immunohistochemistry
High priority will be given to candidates with experience
working in the field of neuroscience utilizing in vivo recording experiments with large data sets.
Will assist with the instructing and training of students, fellows, technicians and laboratory assistants as required.
Will assist with ordering and organizing equipment and supplies
Will collect, organize, analyze and interpret data
Will write and summarize experiments and methods into manuscript form and perform activities associated with preparation and submission of papers
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
This position requires a Master's in Neuroscience (Ph.D preferred) or a related field and 5+ years of postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate must have extensive experience with animal research, including surgery and behavioral assessment. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in vivo electrophysiology and in vivo optical imaging. Working knowledge of in vivo recording systems from Plexon and Inscopix is a plus. The candidate must have a strong publication record, written and verbal communication skills, sound analytical and organizational skills, and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. The successful candidate will join an interactive environment with multiple laboratories investigating important aspects of mitochondrial biology.
Min. $ 59,348.09
Internal Number: 494177
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