|Advertising Ends on:||Extended Until Position is Filled|
|Advertising Started on:||Thursday, February 22nd, 2018|
|College:||Carver College of Medicine|
|Department:||Molecular Physiology & Biophysics|
|Salary:||$29,100.00 - $31,200.00|
|Full/Part Time Status:||Full Time|
The purpose of this position is to conduct research in a systems neuroscience laboratory studying the effects of behavioral state on motor learning and performance in a mouse model.
Duties include: Performing behavioral experiments in mice; transgenic mouse line maintenance; keeping detailed written and organized records of experimental design, protocols, computer data analysis, and raw data; and maintaining laboratory and experimental records. Can also become involved in in vivo electrophysiology, optogenetics, and calcium imaging experiments if sufficiently motivated.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in a biomedical related science or an equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience in a neuroscience related field.
Prior experience working in a laboratory setting and familiarity with basic laboratory methods. Strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills, and good verbal communication skills.
U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required
Prior experience handling animals or conducting behavioral research in mice or rats; surgical techniques or other tasks requiring manual dexterity; experience with statistics/data analysis and/or programming; experience breeding and genotyping genetically modified mice; experience with histological techniques.
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
|Number of References: 3|
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|Contact:||Kristin E Gilchrist |
Cmed-Molec Physiology & Biophy
Bowen Science Building
51 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52242
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