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Biology Research Assistant - Molecular Neurobiology

Professional Staffing Group
San Diego County, California, US
Closing date
May 18, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Genetics, Biology
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Employment Type
Full time
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Biology Research Assistant - Molecular Neurobiology

What's In It For You:

  • $18 to $22 per hour pay rate

  • A great place to get your foot in the door and meet some of the country's top scientists

  • Warm, collegial, and collaborative work environment

  • Strong opportunity for professional and career growth (great for biology students and recent grads!)

  • Great organization to have on your resume

  • Laidback environment

  • A company that promotes work-life balance and wellness programs

  • Join an organization that recognizes and rewards hard work

  • Supportive and empowering management

  • Excellent onboarding program

  • Friendly and cool staff of professionals

About the Opportunity:

  • A renowned, award-winning, scientific research institute located in San Diego, CA is looking for a motivated Biology Research Assistant for Molecular Neurobiology

  • The institute was founded by the developer of the polio vaccine and consistently ranks among the top institutions in the US in terms of research output and quality in the life sciences.

  • You will support ongoing research projects utilizing molecular and genetic tools to study neural circuits

Biology Research Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Conducting sensorimotor behavioral training for mice on assays designed in the lab

  • Performing stereotaxic mouse surgeries for circuit tracing, optogenetics, electrophysiology, and in vivo imaging

  • Perform perfusions, dissections, tissue processing, and imaging

  • Analysis of video data using computer vision tools

Biology Research Assistant Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences, Neuroscience, Bioengineering, or related field

  • Experience with mice is preferred but not required

  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written

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Internal ID: 12215
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