Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Research Associate III for the Department of Anesthesiology within the New Jersey Medical School.
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), The Research Associate III performs complex research experiments with concentration on mu opioid receptor mechanisms and functions, and development of novel pain relief drugs.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Participates in experimental design; carries out experiments specific to mu opioid receptor mechanisms.
Skilled in electrophysiology.
Experienced with patch clamp techniques.
Records/analyzes data relative to novel pain relief therapies.
Contributes to writing of manuscripts.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree in a relevant science plus one (1) year of related research experience, or a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant science plus two (2) years of related research experience.
General cellular lab equipment
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements. Must be able to lift or exert force up to ten (10) pounds.
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