Psychology: Laboratory Research Assistant to support ongoing
research in behavioral neuroscience. The lab utilizes rodent models
to explore neural circuits involved in emotional and motivated
behaviors. This position will provide support for the lab’s ongoing
research projects and assist with the general management and
maintenance of the laboratory and its animal colony. The position
will work independently and alongside a collaborative and inclusive
team of researchers, including graduate and undergraduate students.
The goal start date for this position is in the beginning of May
The Laboratory Research Assistant will provide project
management and technical support for ongoing research projects;
perform rodent behavioral testing, develop data collection
processes and conduct data analyses; independently summarizes
analyses of data and produces technical reports of findings for
assigned projects; manage our rodent colony and provide critical,
acute, and post-operative care support and monitoring of
experimental animals and report health problems to veterinary staff
and to the Primary Investigator; contributes to scholarly papers,
conference presentations, and other professional documents for
publication or dissemination; provide support and assistance in
rodent surgical procedures, and conduct them independently; assure
compliance with all state and federal research guideline, as well
as experimental protocols and SOPs; responsible for the overall
training and orientation of all technical laboratory functions for
lab staff, faculty, collaborating investigators, researchers, and
graduate and undergraduate students; may contribute to reports and
manuscripts as a co-author.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a
closely related field by date of appointment; formal coursework or
training in research methodology and/or neuroscience; research
experience with animals; experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Consideration may be given to candidates with 2 years of
research experience in a closely related field; has the ability to
work independently and collaboratively on an evaluation/research
team; handle multiple tasks and complicated detail work accurately
and efficiently in the face of changing priorities and tight
timelines, and has excellent organizational, written, oral, and
interpersonal communication skill.
Submit cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae to
Inquiries may be directed to Anna Radke at email@example.com. Screening of
applications will begin May 30, 2022 and will continue until the
position is filled.
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