Senior Research Technician, Biology

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Posted
07 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2017
Ref
5136/J0617
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Tracking Code 5136/J0617

Job Description

Support research (under the direction of the Principal Investigator) into the neural coding principles underlying the learning and execution of skilled behaviors in behaving animals. The candidate will prepare and maintain research and laboratory materials, make observations, and assist with data collection and analysis. This may include: developing and running behavioral assays, surgical placement of (electrical or optical) recording devices, performing basic histological techniques, and using computer-based analysis routines to interpret experimental results. The candidate will also help to oversee daily laboratory operations, including organization and ordering of laboratory supplies, assistance with protocol development and compliance, and performing routine laboratory maintenance. The individual must work and communicate well with others and have high standards of professionalism. Ability and willingness to work directly with animals is essential.

Required Skills

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