RESEARCH SPECIALIST A
Duties: Research specialist position available for a motivated individual wanting to conduct research under the supervision of the principal investigator. Projects in the lab center on understanding the genetic basis of sleep and sleep disorders using invertebrate animal model systems. This project will entail studies of C. elegans behavior and metabolism using genetic, molecular biology, and biochemical analysis tools in addition to extensive behavioral observations. In addition, lab maintenance tasks and ordering supplies and book keeping will be required. Attendance of research seminars and reading of scientific literature relevant to the research will be required.
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in a biological or chemical science and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience working in a research lab. Experience with C. elegans is benefial. Applicants who have demonstrated outstanding achievements outside of research are encouraged to apply. Good communication skills, enthusiasm for research, and self-motivation are important for this position.
Reference Number: 40-26826
Salary Grade: 024
Employment Type: Exempt
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research