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Requisition # 183

Position Basics

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

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

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.

Education Requirement:

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.

Required Qualifications:

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

Desirable Qualifications:

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.

Online Application Required Documents

Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Kristin E Gilchrist
Cmed-Molec Physiology & Biophy
Bowen Science Building
51 Newton Road
5-660 BSB
Iowa City, IA 52242

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