Technical Associate I, Neuroscience

Massachusetts, United States
25 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture and benefits that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future then take a look at this opportunity.

TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, NEUROSCIENCE, McGovern Institute for Brain Research (2 openings), to join the laboratory of Professor Guoping Feng and study neurobiological mechanisms of brain disorders that will lead to effective treatment. Will use a variety of molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic, imaging, and behavioral approaches to assist graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and research scientists in generating and studying various animal models of neurodevelopmental disorders and psychiatric disorders. Will also be involved in other aspects of research projects including data collection, data analysis, project and collaboration management, animal protocol preparation, animal surgery, and manuscript preparation.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree in animal sciences, biology, neuroscience, computer science, or a related field; at least two years of lab research experience; strong knowledge of molecular biology, genome editing, and transgenic animal models; extensive training in molecular and cellular methods, genetics, animal behavior analysis, and CRISPR technology; excellent organizational and communication skills; initiative; meticulous attention to detail; ability to demonstrate flexibility in a fast-paced environment.  Job #18705

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekends.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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