Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Applicant must be hard working, highly motivated, well organized, and able to work well in small group setting. This job requires quantitative skills, the ability to work efficiently, the ability to follow instructions, and maintenance of a reliable and flexible work schedule. Must possess good team skills and be able to efficiently multitask. Meticulous attention to detail, ability to organize well, ability to prioritize and manage time are crucial skills for this position. Will design and execute experiments to determine role for neuronal populations on behavior. Will design and optimize behavioral assays. Will optimize stereotaxic surgeries and teach surgeries to others. Often leads work in collaboration with other laboratories. Will compile experimental data, analyze data with appropriate statistical tests, and prepare figures, including figures for publication. Will aid in writing manuscripts for publication.
Stereotaxic surgery of rat hindbrain; optimizing protocols; teaching protocols Perfusion and immunohistochemistry of rodent brain tissue; figure preparation Handling, tagging/tailing/genotyping of rodent models Design, optimization, and analysis of behavioral experiments; teaching others Compiling, statistical analysis, graphing and writing up data for publication
Bachelor's degree in Biology or closely related field with 2-3 years' experience. Previous experience with rodent stereotaxic surgery, genotyping, immunohistochemistry, and behavioral phenotyping required.
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Internal Number: 184405
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