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Position: Research Assistant
, Huntington , West Virginia United States
Duties: Areas: - Behavioral neuroscience; Behavioral genetics; Systems genetics; Recombinant inbred mouse panels; Operant conditioning; Intravenous drug self-administration; Machine learning approaches for analysis of mouse behavior; Omics approaches including bulk, single-cell, and spatial RNA-seq; Bioinformatics analysis of omics data
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, psychology, biology, or a related field
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Log In /Create Account Help Campus ID Office Equity Programs IT Service Desk Parking Payroll Research Assistant Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Position Details Position Information Banner Position Number R10612 Position Title Research Assistant Classification Title MURC-Physical Scientists, Other Department SOM-Pharmacology - RC5210 Job Description We are currently seeking a self-motivated and highly organized research assistant to support the lab of Dr. Price E. Dickson at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. The Dickson Laboratory investigates the genetic drivers of drug addiction using the following approaches: - Behavioral neuroscience - Behavioral genetics - Systems genetics - Recombinant inbred mouse panels - Operant conditioning - Intravenous drug self-administration - Machine learning approaches for analysis of mouse behavior - Omics approaches including bulk, single-cell, and spatial RNA -seq - Bioinformatics analysis of omics data Principal Responsibilities - Behavioral testing of mice - Learning and implementing surgical techniques in the laboratory mouse including intravenous jugular catheterization - Maintaining a colony of experimental mice (~150 cages) - Tissue harvesting and preparation of tissue samples for sequencing - Wet bench techniques - Coordinating these tasks with a team of technicians, doctoral students, and research scientists Location MUSOM - Marshall University School of Medicine Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience Required Qualifications Education Bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, psychology, biology, or a related field. Experience Research experience using mice or rats. Preferred Qualifications Education A master’s degree would be beneficial but is not required. Experience Previous experience with one or more of the techniques used in Dr. Dickson’s laboratory would be beneficial but is not required. Posting Detail Information Posting Number MR0561 Open Date 11/11/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Optional Documents Marshall University One John Marshall Drive Huntington, WV 25755 Copyright © 2020 Marshall University | An Equal Opportunity University | Accreditation | Consumer Information and Disclosures To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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