Research Professional 1

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

20142 Neurobiology

About the Unit
Neurobiology is a basic science Department which does research on the brain and spinal cord.

Job Information

Job Summary:

Projects will investigate synaptic functions using biochemical approaches. Principal contributions are intellectual, characterized by originality and creativity. Facilitates and promotes a project independently.

NOTE: This position is of 6 months duration


  • Maintaining mouse colony,
  • Performing protein biochemistry
  • Doing RNA biochemistry and histology,
  • Performing primary neuronal culture
  • Doing molecular biology and bioinformatics

  • Interactive communication
  • Teamwork

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Doctoral degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics or related field is required

  • One year of relevant research experience preferred.
  • Experience in initiating and completing a project independently.

Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics.

Working Conditions:
  • Exposure to animals
  • Laboratory environment
  • Occasional weekend hours.

Required Documents:
  • Resume, and Cover Letter

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 Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

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

Health Screen Required?

Posting Date

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Full time

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Job No:
Posted: 11/30/2018
Application Due: 1/10/2019
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