Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
50% Perform daily behavioral assessments in rats, assist with surgeries and drug self-administration experiments, prepare solutions for daily experiments, and care of animals with the support of the PI.
25% Prepare and conduct molecular assays (including peptide digestion, immunohistochemistry, and Western Blot).
25% Maintain breeding colony and surgical documentation, analyze data, assist with manuscript and research proposal preparation. Participate and present in weekly lab meetings.
The Groman Lab in the Department of Neuroscience is investigating the neurobiological and developmental mechanisms of addiction susceptibility and hoping to hire TWO full-time researchers to assist with our NIH funded studies. Our work integrates sophisticated behavioral analyses with viral, molecular, computational, and developmental analyses in rats to understand why some individuals are more susceptible to developing addiction-like behaviors. For more information about specific projects we will be working on, please visit gromanlab.com.
Required Qualification (must be mentioned on application/resume): Bachelors degree in Psychology, Biology, Neuroscience, or other related field or a combination of education and work experience to equal 4 years.
Applicants should have had prior experience working in a laboratory environment and be proficient in excel, word, and powerpoint.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience working with animals
Internal Number: 337913
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