Research Specialist 1

United States, North America
Jul 24, 2014
About The Unit: The Neurobiology department studies how the nervous system works. how it is built, how it operates on cellular and systems levels, how drugs affect it, and how it is damaged in neurodegenerative diseases. Areas of interest span cellular/molecular, systems, the neurobiology of disease, cognitive, and computational approaches in this Department.

Unit Job Summary: Research Specialist 1: Collects and maintains data on experiments involved in studying the synaptic mechanisms of visual processing in the retina. Maintains equipment and mouse colonies for the laboratory.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.

Unit Experience: A minimum of one year of relevant research experience preferred.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Knowledge in relevant scientific field required. Knowledge of research techniques or methods required. Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required. Analytical skills required. Problem-solving skills required. Attention to detail required. Organizational skills required. Verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to work independently and as part of a team required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.