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Posted Job Title
Lab Technician, Feeding Behavior/Basic Science
Job Profile Title
Research Specialist A
Job Description Summary
The Lab Technician will plan and conduct basic science experiments on feeding behaviors to meet research project objectives with close supervision. He/she will conduct experiments on the neural and physiological basis of nausea, anorexia, and energy balance dysregulation in animal and cellular models. Duties include rodent surgery, behavioral and physiological testing, molecular analysis of intracellular signaling pathways, data organization and analysis (using spreadsheet, graphics, and statistical packages), coordinating activities of undergraduate assistants, and participating in scientific discussions about experimental design and the interpretation of results. He/she will closely collaborate with Senior Research Specialists and a Principal Investigator (PI) on experiments in accordance to established protocols.QualificationsBachelor's Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Coursework in Biology/Psychobiology/Neuroscience and laboratory experience preferred, but not required. Ability to work independently with attention to detail. Strong PC skills in MS office and related databases. Good communication skills and ability to meet deadlines is essential.Working Conditions
Basic science laboratory and animal vivariaPhysical EffortTypically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Nursing
$32,000.00 - $57,600.00
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