Job Duties/Responsibilities: Duties include but are not limited to:
1) Lead and perform lab-based experiments that include preparing primary neuronal cultures, live cell imaging, tissue fractionation, biochemical assays, immunocytochemistry, mouse electroencephalography, mouse seizure scoring, and mouse behavior (60%)
2. Supervise students and technical staff, and collaborate with other Grossman Center scientists and outside scientific partners to design, implement, and analyze experiments (20%)
3. Prepare manuscripts for submission to scientific journals and grant applications (15%)
4. Present at scientific meetings (5%)
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2019_tcd-fpa-75100-ben-0105-10.pdf
Required Qualifications: Advanced degree with 1 or more years of related research experience Proficiency in molecular biology (DNA/RNA isolation and qPCR), immunochemistry (western blot, tissue staining, and ELISA), and cell culture techniques. Possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Mouse handing experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in Neuroscience or Molecular Biology is preferred.
Internal Number: 328086
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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