Open date: 09/08/2022

Last review date (Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled): 09/21/2022

Final date (Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled):02/28/2023


90% Research, including but not exclusive to:

Work with PI and Laboratory Manager by actively participating in and the academic research support of on-going scientific projects within the laboratory, with a particular focus on neuroanatomy experiments.

  • Assist with the preparation of neurological tissues for analysis
  • Manage reagents, frozen tissue archives, and other laboratory resources
  • Carry out quantification of brain tissue using specialized software
  • Assist with analyses of histological data.
  • Maintain the laboratory space.
  • Perform literature reviews associated with ongoing laboratory projects in addition to assisting with new methods and experimental design, data analyses, and dissemination of results.

5% Professional Competence, including but not exclusive to:

  • Participate in investigator and group meetings.
  • Participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations.
  • Review research articles, journal manuscripts, and publications related to area of expertise.

5% University and Public Service:

  • Train and mentor undergraduate research assistants in the lab on data collection, data management, and analyses protocols. This will provide a university service in that they will be actively facilitating the participation of undergraduate students in research activities.

Physical Demands

  • Perform diversified tasks that may often require squatting, kneeling, bending, stooping or standing.
  • Manual and visual dexterity to perform all duties with emphasis on attention to detail and the operation and maintenance of equipment is essential.
  • Perform assigned duties in BioSafety Level 2 conditions where non-human primates may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous infectious agents such as HIV, SIV, or Herpes B virus.
  • Wear protective clothing for extended periods of time including gown, lab coats, gloves, masks, face shields, and head and shoe covers.
  • Be able to lift and move at least 50 lbs.