1. Researches and collects data through complex laboratory/ scientific experiments, techniques, and procedures; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. 3. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. Sets up, operates and maintains laboratory equipment and apparatus. 4. Formulates and prepares scientific solutions and media. Recruits study participants. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. 5. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May oversee and instruct research staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Preferred Education: 2+ yrs of college in neuroscience or related areas. Experience in cutting/processing tissue for histology & immunohistochemistry, Experience working with NHP's, Golgi staining as well as familiarity with Western blots, microscopy & stereology. Basic understanding of brain anatomy, and principles of animal behavioral testing. Basic understanding of cell cultures & their maintenance.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: 2+ yrs of college in neuroscience or related areas. Experience in cutting/processing tissue for histology & immunohistochemistry, Experience working with NHP's, Golgi staining as well as familiarity with Western blots, microscopy & stereology. Basic understanding of brain anatomy, and principles of animal behavioral testing. Basic understanding of cell cultures & their maintenance.
Required Skill/ability 5: Good organization skills and attention to detail. Ability to multitask. Proven history of taking initiative to solve problems. Dependability, excellent attendance and punctuality record.
Posting Position Title: Laboratory Assistant 3
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to prepare solutions and perform basic histology. A steady hand and ability to do fine detail work is required for immunohistology.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Lab Coordinator in Neuroscience
Required Skill/ability 1:
Demonstrated ability working with laboratory animals (including rodents). Willingness and ability to learn new techniques including working with NHP's. Familiarity with good laboratory practices and compliance with regulatory issues (EHS, IACUC, OARS, FDA, etc.)
Required Skill/ability 4: Familiarity with online tools for purchasing and shipping. Fluency with Microsoft Word and Excel, or similar programs.
Required Skill/ability 2: Familiarity with and ability to operate common laboratory instruments including: analytical balances, pH meters, centrifuges, -80 freezers, ice maker, basic microscopes, ovens, different types of sterilizer machines including an autoclave, etc.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 62309BR
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