1. Recommends the design and implementation of procedures and protocols under the direction of a higher-level authority. 2. Investigates, analyzes, and reaches preliminary scientific conclusions related to research planning 3. Ensures data results are compiled, analyzed, and presented properly. 4. Analyzes, develops and interprets scientific results. Maintains clear documentation of results. Prepares scientific reports and papers for research proposals and published reports. 5. Performs independent research and laboratory techniques and participates in experimental research planning. 6. Interacts with internal contacts including the PI, research assistants, graduate students, Radiation Safety and Biological Safety officers, and Animal Care personnel to discuss and evaluate research results and to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the laboratory. 7. Interacts with external contacts such as researchers at other institutions, staff at biotechnology and reagents companies to consult on research methods and to keep abreast of product information and developments. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Familiarity with additional animal procedures such as injections of drugs for experimental procedures, blood collection, mouse dissection etc.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Familiarity with additional animal procedures such as injections of drugs for experimental procedures, blood collection, mouse dissection etc.
Required Skill/ability 5: Motivation to be part of a team focused on advancing research in cell biology and neurobiology. Excellent attendance, dependability and punctuality.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 1, MS
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellence in animal handling procedures, including determination of estrus/plugging in mated females to assess pregnancy status, tail docking, toe clipping, ear tagging, weaning and genotyping -related procedures. Previous experience with basic molecular biology techniques, such as PCR and cloning.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Associate in Neuroscience
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated attention to details and record of accuracy in job responsibilities. Excellent organizational skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellence in ability to communicate and execute instructions and to interact constructively with designated supervisors and lab members.
Required Skill/ability 2: Two years of PI-directed animal management work experience, college level biology. Familiarity with colony management software. Ability to manage mouse colony in an accurate and timely manner using appropriate software.
Master's Degree in a scientific discipline and one year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 65148BR
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