Research Specialist 2
Hyde Park Campus
20142 BSD Neurobiology
About the Unit
A research technologist position is available in a dynamic molecular and cell biology laboratory working on Alzheimer's disease. Our lab has a keen interest on understanding complex mechanisms underlying memory formation and storage in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. The successful candidate will serve as lead research specialist in a smaller lab.
- Perform complex technical duties including intracerebroventricular injection and stereotaxic brain delivery of adeno-associated virus in Alzheimer's disease mouse models.
- Perform and assist co-workers for behavioral assessment of cognitive function, will collect and analyze data and/or brain specimens. Molecular and cell biology expertise will be an asset.
- Duties require theoretical knowledge as well as research experience in animal husbandry, maintenance of mouse colony, genotyping, mouse perfusion, brain collection, and the immunohistochemistry characterization of mice.
- Assist in ordering of laboratory supplies and chemicals and general laboratory maintenance.
- Training and supervising students and other laboratory staff
- Preparing reports on experiments and data for review and analysis under the direction of the principal investigator.
- Ability to train and supervise others
- Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field
- Advanced knowledge of research techniques or methods
- Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures
- Knowledge of scientific applications and equipment
- Analytical skills required.
- Problem solving skills required.
- Attention to detail required.
- Organizational skills required.
- Verbal and written communication skills required.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team is required.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Lab management skills
Education, Experience and Certifications:
- Advanced degree in the field of neurobiological sciences is required.
- A minimum of five years of relevant research laboratory experience, and two years working with virus and/or brain stereotaxic surgeries in rodents are required.
- Laboratory and animal facility environments
- This position would require incumbent to be able to maneuver between different sections within the department.
- Long periods of sitting may be required. Light lifting (less than 25 lbs) may be necessary.
- cover letter
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