Performs technical procedures in a research laboratory under minimal supervision by applying standard scientific techniques and analytical principles.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN19567B- 00219 - Neurobiology & Anatomy Labs
COMPENSATION: $12.02-$21.63 per hour
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time, Days.
1. Confers with senior laboratory personnel regarding the procedures and techniques to be followed in conducting research and recommends modifications as needed. 2. Performs specialized tests and procedures using complex equipment. 3. Procures supplies and materials needed for laboratory research. 4. Conducts literature reviews to obtain abstracts and information to be utilized in research. 5. Makes statistical calculations, analyzes data and prepares reports summarizing results. 6. May supervise the care of research animals; perform minor animal surgery or collect animal tissues and specimens for laboratory analysis. 7. Orders supplies and experimental materials needed to conduct research.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or other scientific disciplines in a related field or equivalency required; knowledge of complex laboratory techniques, equipment, terminology, materials and substances. Skilled in the use of laboratory equipment, ability to create and analyze statistical calculations and prepare reports required; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required. OSHA training and certification in animal care and use or the willingness to complete the certification may be required by some departments.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
We are looking with someone with 2-3 years experience in systems or cellular neuroscience. Previous experience handling rodents is preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates with any experience doing in vivo imaging or electrophysiological recordings.
Please send a letter of introduction containing: 1) career goals, 2) CV and 3) the contact information of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: PRN19567B
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