Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Daily checks for young animals, marking and recordkeeping of individual birds, maintaining inventory of food and supplies, and interacting with building and veterinary personnel.
2) Assist with lab setup and supply ordering, managing chemical and safety records and compliance; tracking inventory of supplies, reagents and equipment; and maintaining lab organization and cleanliness.
3) Coordination and execution of all facets of an experiment that may include several different methodologies. Duties include preparation of the experimental setup, behavioral testing or training of individual animals, assisting with surgical procedures, monitoring animal health, tissue collection and processing with molecular and epigenomic/genomic techniques. Behavioral techniques require regimented and accurate exposure to experience, video and sound recording acquisition, and detailed record keeping. Molecular and epigenomic/genomic techniques require appropriate treatment of animals and tissue, coordination of multistep procedures, employment of various data capture strategies and detailed recording keeping. Intellectual contributions will include the primary analysis of data (video, sound, molecular, genomic) and active discussions about data interpretation with members of the lab.
1)Bachelorâ™s degree in Psychology, Biological Sciences or related field.
1)A minimum of two years of relevant research experience.
2)Prior experience working with animals and animal behavior.
3)Prior experience with basic molecular biology.
Technical Knowledge, Skills, or Certifications
1)Knowledge in relevant scientific field.
2)Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
3)Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedure.
4)Ability to train others.
2)Exposure to laboratory chemicals
3)Exposure to laboratory animals (birds)
4)Exposure to vertebrate animal blood, vertebrate animal blood components, and/or products made from vertebrate animal blood
5)Ability to sit for up to 2 hours
6)Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours
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