Lab Research Analyst I, Behavioral Neurology
Manage a colony of mice that model various neurological diseases by maintaining an active and ongoing database of existing mice and breeding pairs, and coordinate specific experimental projects that utilize mice in the determination of mechanisms of neuro degeneration and the identification of novel therapies to treat neurological diseases.
Oversee behavioral evaluation of mice for motor function, neurological impairment, and cognition/anxiety. Prepare tissue and specimens from mice for complex procedures, and devise experimental techniques for tests and analyses. Evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
Perform or acquire training to perform minor surgical procedures on mice, including stereo tactic brain injection.Confer with principal investigator in determining specific experiments to be included in the research protocol and to discuss the interpretation of results.Supervise lower level personnel in mouse colony maintenance as well as laboratory techniques and procedures.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Requisition Number 401487685
Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER
Job Code 1888 LAB RESEARCH ANALYST I
Job Family Level 11
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
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Work requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or otherdirectly related scientific field.
Work requires two years of research experience. A related master'sdegree may offset required years of experience on a 1:1 basis, e.g., atwo year master's degree in lieu of two years of experience.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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