Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate III

Employer
The University of Texas at Austin
Location
Austin, Texas
Salary
$43,495
Posted
May 13, 2020
Closes
Jun 12, 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Level
Mid Level

Job Description:

Understand the role of network oscillations in information processing at the cellular and network levels in the hippocampus of wild type rodents and rodent models of brain disorders.

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Job Details:

Responsibilities

  • Use electrophysiology and signal processing techniques to study brain rhythms and processing within ensembles of neurons of the hippocampus in freely behaving rodents.
  • Perform multi-site simultaneous local field potential and single unit recordings in freely behaving rats and mice.
  • Utilize digital signal processing techniques for data analysis.
  • Run behavioral neurophysiology experiments.
  • Pioneer the use of state of the art techniques for quantifying pathology in brain tissue from rodent disease models.

 

Salary Range

$43,495

 

Working Conditions

  • Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished)

  • May work around chemical fumes

  • May work around chemicals

  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

 

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor

  • Letter of interest

 

 

Required Qualifications

 

 

Master’s degree in Neuroscience, related scientific field, or foreign equivalent, and two years of related neuroscience research experience.

 

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent computer skills, with particular emphasis on data acquisition and analysis software development. Ability to work independently and in a team setting. Experience with maintaining rodent colony.