The Williamson Laboratory isseeking a highly-motivated research technician to help set up and manage a state-of-the-art neuroscience laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh. The successful applicant will interface with team members to provide general research support and to help with building experimental setups, running behavioral experiments, managing mouse colonies, and general lab management.
Applicants must have a BS in Neuroscience or a relevant field and must be eligible for employment in the US. We are looking for individuals that are highly organized, posess excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a team environments, and be comfortable handling and caring for small animals. Preference will be given to applicants with previous research experience, and experience in any of the following areas: computer programming, statistics, histology, electrophysiology, two-photon microscopy, or engineering. The successful applicant will start in June 2019 and be prepared to commit to the position for a period of at least two years.
The Williamson Laboratory is the newest member of the Pittsburgh Hearing Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh. The lab is embedded within the Departments of Otolaryngology and Neurobiology, and affiliated with the Center for Neuroscience (CNUP) and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC). Research technicians will be part of a highly supportive and diverse research environment with excellent career development opportunities.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter, a CV, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Ross Williamson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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