RESEARCH SPECIALIST A
Duties: The Department of Neurosurgery is recruiting a Research Specialist A to work in the area of neurotrauma research using large and small animal models in a laboratory focused on electrophysiology, behavior, and histopathology. Studies include neurosurgical procedures (brain) in both large animal and rodent models, electrophysiological acute and chronic recordings, training and behavioral assessment of animal behavior, and tissue processing/histology. Other tasks will include maintenance of logs and lab reports, surgery preparation, data analysis, retrieval of recent literature, ordering and general lab maintenance.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in Neuroscience, Biology, Psychology, Biomedical Engineering or closely related field and 0 to 1yr of experience or a combination of education and experience required..
The successful candidate should be a highly motivated individual with some previous laboratory experience (animal model experience preferred but not required). The candidate should also possess strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as familiarity with analyzing, graphing and presenting data. Attention to detail, organizational skills, reliability, ability to work independently and willingness to manage and work cooperatively with others extremely important.
Reference Number: 40-27612
Salary Grade: 024
Employment Type: Exempt
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research