Temporary Technical-2

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

20142 BSD Neurobiology

About the Unit
There is a temporary technical position available in the laboratory of Dr. Elizabeth Grove who studies developmental genetics of the mammalian cerebral cortex, which controls higher brain functions.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The temporary Technical Assistant will perform basic laboratory techniques in mouse genetics, and will be responsible for an ongoing mouse colony, ensuring that mice are bred to carry genetic mutations of interest. This position will also involve assisting laboratory members in preparing and conducting experiments, following established procedures or protocols, and providing assistance to the supervisor with research projects.


  • Basic laboratory techniques in mouse genetics
  • Ensuring breeding of mice that carry correct gene of interest
  • Assist supervisor and other laboratory members with research projects

  • Basic knowledge in relevant scientific field, neurobiology or general biology preferred
  • One year previous laboratory experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills required
  • Problem-solving skills, attention to detail

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in biological sciences

  • At least one year of research experience preferred

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (if applicable):
  • Laboratory environment

Required Documents:

The following documents are required to be considered for this position:
  • Resume
  • Three references

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

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Full time

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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2018
Application Due: 6/26/2018
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