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Research Technician I – Systems Neuroscience
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking an intellectually curious and highly motivated candidate for a research technician opening at Adam Kepecs’ group starting April 2019 or later. The Kepecs Lab uses cutting edge tools from systems neuroscience including electrophysiology and optogenetics to investigate neural circuits and computations underlying decision making. The technician will work closely with two post-docs in conducting experiments as well as perform general research and laboratory tasks.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in biological or quantitative sciences (e.g. Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Physics).
EXPERIENCE: The ideal candidate will have made a contribution to a research project in their field at the undergrad level. Prior experience with techniques used in the lab is valued but not required.
SKILLS: Strong analytical and organizational abilities as well as interpersonal and teamwork skills. Programming and quantitative skills are highly valued.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The ideal candidate will independently conduct experiments using a range of tools, including rodent operant training, electrophysiology, optogenetics, stereotactic surgery and histology, as well as analyze and present data. Responsibilities include general laboratory organization and maintenance.
Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/15170
Position Number: 02349-R
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities.
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Internal Number: 02349
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.