Research Specialist I
Internal Title: Research Specialist I
Posting Number: STA00440PO18
College/Division: School of Medicine Columbia
Department: School of Medicine Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience
Advertised Salary Range: $26,998 -$30,000
Part/Full-time: Full Time
Job Search Category: Other
Advertised Job Summary: A Research Specialist I is needed to perform complex research techniques & procedures on grant-supported projects in the Dept. of Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuro at the University of South Carolina. To conduct experiments using behavioral electrophysiological, cardiovascular and molecular techniques. The ideal candidate will have a B.S. in Biology, Physiology, Neuroscience, Immunology or related scientific field, a record of strong communication and writing skills, experience with in vivo approaches (e.g., surgical techniques, behavioral analyses, tissue dissection, electrophysiology, etc.); experience handling rodents (rats and/or mice, and rodent surgeries. Preference will be given to highly motivated individuals with demonstrated ability to conduct research with rigorous record keeping and enthusiasm to take an active role in shaping the research program. This position is established in support of expanded research activities and is at least a one-year commitment. The candidate is expected to demonstrate commitment to professional business conduct, including adherence to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, Pharmacology, Physiology, Neuroscience, Immunology or a related field and 1 year related research experience is required.
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