Sponsor Funded Professional | Laboratory Technician III

Job description

A full-time Laboratory Technician III position is available in the laboratory of Marise Parent in the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University (sites.gsu.edu/parentlab). This is an NIH grant-funded position for 12 months with the possibility of renewal pending additional funding and satisfactory performance.

We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive individual to assist with our research investigating the brain mechanisms that allow memory to control eating behavior in rodents and the brain mechanisms through which obesity increases the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. The laboratory technician will manage laboratory personnel, conduct independent research and support the general laboratory needs of postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate students. The position requires a master’s degree in neuroscience or related field and at least 6 years of prior laboratory research experience in neuroscience and/or cellular and molecular biology. A combination of work experience, including training and education, may be substituted for the degree.

The candidate should have extensive knowledge of basic laboratory operations, experience collaborating with other scientists, a publication record, and excellent interpersonal, trouble-shooting, organizational, and communication skills. Preference will be given to individuals who have experience with multiple methods, including PCR, immunocytochemistry, in situ hybridization, microscopy, and Western blots.

Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or other natural science area and three years of laboratory experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

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College/Business Unit: College of Arts & Sciences
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 06/09/21, 12:44:27 AM




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time