Senior Research Technician in Biology

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
02 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 4894/H0117

Job Description

Provide technical and administrative support to a neurobiology laboratory that studies cortical plasticity using computational and mouse models. Communicate with the Institutional Care and Use Committee (IACUC) administrators to ensure compliance, construction and maintenance of electrophysiological recording and computer equipment. Implement best practices to maintain a mouse breeding colony. Routine equipment ordering and bookkeeping. Provide direct experimental support including assisting in the running of experiments, tissue preservations and sectioning, immunohistochemistry, microscopy, and data analysis.

Required Skills

Bachelors degree in Biology Neuroscience, Psychology, Electrical or Biomedical Engineering, or related. At least one year of experience working in a Neuroscience lab required. Experience with computational neuroscience, differential equations, and programming strongly desired.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular