Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Title of project: Neuromodulation for control of epilepsy
Start date: 6/1/2020
Salary: Research 2 position starting salary is $34,819
Duration: Minimum of one year contract
Research 2 position to study neuromodulation with electrical stimulation and low intensity focused ultrasound (LIFU). This project is a collaboration between David Darrow, in Neurosurgery, Tay Netoff’s lab (http://neuralnetoff.umn.edu), a neurophysiology lab studying novel approaches for seizure suppression, and Emad Ebbini’s lab (http://people.ece.umn.edu/groups/UISPL/index.html) which develops focused ultrasound technology and Esther Krook-Magnuson’s lab, that studies neuromodulation for epilepsy with electrical stimulation. Experiments will be done both in acute and chronic rodent seizure models. Experience in surgery, electrophysiology recordings, and data analysis highly desired.
Work in conjunction with faculty mentor who determines the training agenda. (10%)
Participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of a research project. (60%)
Prepare and present data to study investigators. (10%)
Author, co-author, and otherwise collaborate on reports, conference papers and journal articles. (10%)
Laboratory safety officer responsibilities and maintenance of laboratory regulatory affairs. (10%)
Other job responsibilities include but are not limited to: Video monitoring of animals, maintenance of animal regulatory affairs and records in accordance with IACUC, use and record keeping for controlled substances, laboratory safety officer responsibilities, maintaining the lab website, and continuing work on creating an artificial neural network for the classification of seizure from videos.
BS/BA and 1 year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience to equal five (5) years.
Experience in experimental design, data analysis
Strong analytical/technical skills with research and/or laboratory experience in neuroscience
In vivo electrophysiology recording
Acute and/or chronic surgical experience
Internal Number: 336342
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