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Research Associate - EEG

Employer
PsychoGenics
Location
Paramus, New Jersey
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021
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Job Details

Overview of Position:

We are looking for a highly motivated Researcher in EEG.  The successful candidate will work in a team of scientists and researchers supporting preclinical studies using rodent models. The candidate must be capable of working both across teams and independently.

Main Responsibilities:

The primary tasks performed on a daily basis in mice will include:

  • test article dosing using various routes of administration (IP, SC, IV, PO)
  • tissue collection (anatomical dissection of brain region, along with peripheral organs and muscles)
  • data handling (graphing and analyzing data)
  • study coordination
  • Perform routine animal handling, care and husbandry as required to facilitate EEG experiments
  • Perform routine animal handling including taking body weights, measuring tumor growth and dosing the mice that reach the criteria for treatment
  • Perform tissue collections on the tumors after the study is over and take measurements
  • Compile and analyze EEG data, including sleep-scoring, seizure detection and spectral analysis
  • Develop clear visualizations to convey complicated data in a straightforward fashion
  • Record and manage all procedures, data and notes in a laboratory notebook
  • Assist team members with any projects that require assistance including surgeries, dosing and data analysis

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in the biological sciences, neuroscience, or related field
  • 1-3 years of laboratory and behavioral experience with mice
  • Mouse handling skills and dosing experience (IP, SC, PO, etc.)
  • Knowledge of rodent behavioral models
  • Strong experience in Excel and data handling
  • Able to work well in a group atmosphere, as well as independently
  • Strong organization, multitasking and troubleshooting skills
  • High level of commitment, excellent motivation to perform and to learn
  • Able to comprehend and comply with all SOP and IACUC, and to follow safety and quality assurance protocols, as well as question and/or report any deviations to study protocols
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment and to pick up new skills quickly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with stereotaxic surgery in mice
  • Experience with EEG testing
  • Experience with statistics
  • Experience with basic pharmacology and drug preparations

Company

PsychoGenics is a well-established preclinical Contract Research Organization (CRO) that provides comprehensive preclinical testing capabilities in CNS and orphan disorders. PsychoGenics has established several automated behavioral platforms, including the SmartCube platform that provide phenotypic screening at an industrial level to support drug discovery programs.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
2017468785
Location
215 College Rd
Paramus
NJ
07652
United States
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