1. Researches and collects data through complex laboratory/scientific experiments, techniques, and procedures; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for research projects. Interprets, synthesizes, and analyzes data using scientific or statistical techniques. 2. Modifies and plans research experiments, procedures, tests, or survey instruments. Assists in research design. Writes and edits material for publication and presentation. Reports on status of research activities. 3. Oversees and instructs research and support staff on technical procedures, equipment operation, and laboratory maintenance. Schedules and coordinates research activities. Sets up, operates, and maintains laboratory equipment and apparatus. Modifies equipment according to experimental specifications. 4. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May monitor hazardous work areas and laboratory safety. Prepares related reports. May prepare financial information and monitor budgets. 5. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Preferred Education: Bachelor or Master Degree in Science. Experience in animal perfusion, immunohistochemistry/in situ hybridization, utero electroporation, intracranial surgeries in pups and adult mice and/or post-surgical care. Experience in molecular biology methods including RNA/DNA isolation, western blot. Neuroanatomy knowledge.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor or Master Degree in Science. Experience in animal perfusion, immunohistochemistry/in situ hybridization, utero electroporation, intracranial surgeries in pups and adult mice and/or post-surgical care. Experience in molecular biology methods including RNA/DNA isolation, western blot. Neuroanatomy knowledge.
Required Skill/ability 5: Experience in molecular biology lab practices. Demonstrated ability to follow general lab practices. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Willingness to be trained and to take on additional responsibilities to animal work and general lab maintenance.
Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 MS
Required Skill/ability 3: Experience in animal breeding particularly crossing of genetically engineered mice, planning and monitoring timed pregnancies.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Assistant in Neuroscience
Required Skill/ability 1: Experience and skills in mouse colony management including daily monitoring, care and maintenance, weaning, cage separation and procedures according to the IACUC and standard operating procedures.
Required Skill/ability 4: Experience and ability to keep detailed records of breeding, animal ID and genotype for several mouse lines.
Required Skill/ability 2: Experience in tagging and genotyping mice including toe/tail clipping and ear punching.
Two years of related work experience in the same job family and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 64081BR
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