Professional Research Assistant
UNIVERSITY OFCOLORADO DENVERJob Description Professional Research AssistantPhysiology & Biophysics, School of MedicinePosition Number: 00776028
The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.Nature of WorkThe Christie labis seeking to hire a PRA that will help conduct research experiments focused onmaking brain activity measurements from rodents. This is a supervised positionso the incumbent must be able to receive, and act on, detailed instructionswhen beginning projects in the lab. However, for routine tasks, the incumbentis expected to work independently. Methodological approaches include makingbrain slice preparations and use of electrophysiological recording techniquesto make detailed observations. The incumbent will also be responsible for dataanalysis. Lastly, the incumbent will help summarize and communicateresults/findings. SupervisionReceivedSupervision isprovided by Dr. Christie Examples of WorkPerformed
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- Bachelor’s degree in Biological Engineering or closely related biological field
- >3 years of experience with electrophysiology
- >3 years experience with use of lab animals
Applicants mustmeet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
- Experience with two-photon imaging
- Experience with stereotactic injection surgeries on rodents
- Familiarity with electrophysiology analysis methods
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Posting Date: Nov 30, 2020
Unposting Date: Dec 6, 2020, 12:59:00 AM