The Rodent Behavior Assessment Facility Director is expected to proactively monitor animal behavior assessment technology development and to work with faculty stakeholders and technical specialists to ensure that UNMCresearchers receive state-of-the-art service from the Rodent Behavior Assessment Facility (RBAF) including experiment design, execution and end user training as well as provide expertise in new protocol development, equipment setup, operation and routine maintenance.
The director will work closely with the RBAF faculty oversight committee and the Office of Research, Comparative Medicine and will interact routinely with UNMC investigators, research leadership, RBAF facility staff, and administrative personnel overseeing general core facility operations, as well as other key academic and industry collaborators.
Animal Behavior Assessment or related field. (Will also consider PhD and one year of related experience)
Required Work Experience:
Rodent Behavior testing and assessment, including functional and cognitive behavior using a variety of behavior tools, equipment and software; data analysis and interpretation; routine equipment maintenance, and supervision of staff and/or students. (Will also consider PhD and one year of related experience)
Internal Number: Staff_9247
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