Research Technician I or II – Systems Neuroscience
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking intellectually curious and highly motivated candidates for a research technician position in the Albeanu Lab starting June 2020 or later. The Albeanu group investigates the logic of neural circuits underlying olfactory perception using approaches and tools from Systems Neuroscience including multiphoton imaging, optogenetics and closed-loop behavioral paradigms. The technician will work closely with postdocs and students in the lab in conducting experiments, training laboratory animals, as well as custom building lab infrastructure.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in life or quantitative sciences (e.g. Neuroscience, Physics, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, etc) required.
EXPERIENCE: Prior experience with techniques used in the lab (in particular with animal handling and behavioral training) will be highly valued. The ideal candidate will also have made a contribution to a research project in their field at the undergrad level and will have background in and/or willingness to learn custom equipment building. General laboratory experience with independent troubleshooting of results and problem-solving is also desirable.
SKILLS: The candidate must be highly organized. Strong analytical and organizational abilities as well as good communication and interpersonal skills are desirable. In addition, programming, electronics, and quantitative skills are highly valued.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The ideal candidate will conduct experiments using a range of Neuroscience tools, including rodent training, optical imaging and optogenetic stimulation using light-patterning devices. In addition, she/he will be involved in custom rig building and troubleshooting.
Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/16836
Position Number: 02627-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 neuroscience, cancer, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities.
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Internal Number: 02627
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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.
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