This position will assist the Principal Investigator in conducting research in Alzheimer's disease requiring expertise in the application and adaptation of various research techniques and procedures. Coordinate laboratory activities and monitor the progression of research projects. Participate in protocol development, data analysis and report preparation.
Duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conduct a wide range of complex experiments with a degree of independence in conducting research in neuroscience, with a particular emphasis on neurodegenerative disease, with a particular emphasis on Alzheimer disease - including animal husbandry and genotyping.
Perform complex techniques or procedures, such as biochemical and neuropathological analysis of tissue and biofluids.
Manage purchasing for lab and set-up and maintain standard and/or specialized apparatus or laboratory equipment. Maintain safety records and obtain special permits as required.
Assist in writing and participate in the development of grants, IACUC protocols and IBC protocols.
Monitor completion of assigned tasks and provide training to research technicians and/or graduate students as needed. Train laboratory personnel in various techniques and analysis.
Master's degree in science; OR bachelor's degree in science and three years of research experience.
Expertise in the application and adaptation of numerous research techniques and procedures. Good communication skills and high adaptability. Knowledge of computers, word processing, spreadsheets, data analysis, and figure preparation. Knowledge of animal husbandry and genotyping as well as behavioral analyses. Good basic laboratory skills including surgeries, animal perfusions, tissue/biofluid collection, primary cultures, basic biochemistry, neuropathology, and a wide variety of other laboratory procedures.
Three years of Neuroscience lab management experience.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3RS
Job Function: Research
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