Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Researcher 1 - Neuroscience and Psychiatry
About the Job: This opening is for a 75% effort (30 hours per week) research technician position, available effective immediately in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences to investigate the molecular mechanisms of brain development in autism and Down’s syndrome.
(60%) Conduct research, brain dissection, gel electrophoresis, Western blot, preparation of protein lysate, Bradford assay, densitometric analysis, preparation for proteomics.
(20%) Mouse colony maintenance, breeding, weaning pups, and tracking animals.
(20%) Managerial duties, e.g., ordering chemicals, help PI prepare grants and papers (typing).
B.A./B.S. in Neuroscience or related field (e.g., biology, biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, experimental psychology, etc.) or combination of education and experience to equal 4 years.
Experience with animal handling (mice), SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, Bradford assay, willingness to work with rodents, mouse breeding, weaning pups, euthanasia, collecting brain tissue for biochemical assays.
Internal Number: 338752
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