Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Neuroscience Research Tech in the Grienberger lab at Brandeis University

Job Number: 70709

Location: Boston, US

Job Description

Research Technician position available in the Grienberger lab at Brandeis University. We are a new neuroscience group studying the cellular basis of learning and memory in the mammalian brain. This is an ideal position for someone passionate about doing research within a highly collaborative team and looking to gain mentored hands-on laboratory experience in preparation for graduate or medical school.

Key Responsibilities include:
·      Perform basic lab management tasks, including ordering equipment and supplies
·      Manage our animal colony
·      Assist in building laboratory equipment, including 3-D printing and open-source hardware
·      Support ongoing experiments in the lab
·      Conduct independent research utilizing cutting-edge techniques in  two-photon calcium imaging, whole-cell patch recordings, and optogenetics (including behavioral training, data collection, histology, and surgeries)
Qualifications include:
·      Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience, Biology, Engineering, or equivalent
·      Excellent organizational skills
·      Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
·      Ideally, previous laboratory experience
·      Ideally, a 2-year commitment
·      A strong desire to learn how to do research
We are committed to building a vibrant group of scientists from diverse backgrounds and place a strong emphasis on teamwork and mentorship. Brandeis University, located 9 miles outside of Boston with easy commuting options, has a uniquely interdisciplinary Neuroscience community spanning Biology, Psychology, Biochemistry, and Mathematics.
To learn more about our lab, visit Join us and apply by submitting a cover letter and your resume, including 2-3 references. 

Application Deadline: 2024-02-29


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