Research Technician I, Pharmacology and Toxicology

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

Drug addiction research group seeks a motivated individual to assist in performing behavioral and molecular experiments. The focus of our research is to understand how drugs of abuse and stress mediate plasticity in the brain. We use a multi-facetted approach from molecules to behavior.

Specific duties include:
• General lab maintenance
• Small rodent surgery
• Care of animals used in research
• Observe and recording of animal behavior
• Preparation of tissue samples, protein assays and PCR

The candidate should be familiar with computers and the use of Microsoft Office Software. The successful candidate will work under the direction of senior research personnel.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications

One year experience through research or education within neuroscience, biology, psychology, or related discipline. Basic knowledge of small rodents and ability to observe and record animal behavior.

Preferred Qualifications

Research experience with small rodents including surgery and behavioral testing.

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