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Research Technician I

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University at Buffalo

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Buffalo, New York

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Sun, 25 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Posting Details Fiscal Year 2020 – 2021 Position Title Research Technician I Classification Title Research Technician I Department Pharmacology and Toxicology Posting Number R Posting Link Employer Research Foundation Position Type RF Clerical/Technical Type As assigned Appointment Term Salary Grade N.4 Position Summary Neuropeptide research group seeks highly motivated personnel to engage in a multifaceted approach. The main aim of our laboratory is to elucidate the CNS role of a novel neuropeptide system. Research will encompass the use of behavioral pharmacological techniques and knockout models, in addition to mammalian cell culture. Specific duties include Working with rodents, transgenic mice colonies, animal care, genotyping Running of behavioral experiments Maintenance of databases Preparation of brain tissue sections Assistance with general laboratory management and maintenance of a safe working research environment. The candidate should be familiar with computers and the use of Microsoft Office Software and PowerPoint. The successful candidate will work under the direction of senior research personnel. Outstanding Benefits Package Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages. About UB The University at Buffalo is SUNY s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo. As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status. Minimum Qualifications Education related to Health Sciences and at least one year of experience directly related to behavioral pharmacology. Preferred Qualifications Research experience in the handling and use of animals and histological techniques (e.g. immunohistochemistry) highly preferred. Experience and/or an interest in molecular methods and experience in small rodent surgical methods would be an advantage. Physical Demands Salary Range $27,000-$37,000 (at full-time) Work Hours Standard business hours: Monday Friday Nights and weekends may be required based on business need. 9:00 A.M. 5:00 P. M. Campus South Campus Posting Alerts Special Instructions Summary Email inquiries only Contact’s Name Stewart Clark, PhD Contact’s Title Associate Professor Contact’s Email Contact’s Phone 716- 829-3810 Posted 03/23/2021 Deadline for applicants Open Until Filled Date to be filled 05/01/2021 Number of references required 3 Reference Cutoff Date Instructions to Applicant Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). 1. * Please indicate your current employment affiliation with the University at Buffalo. * Faculty * Faculty Student Association (FSA) * Research Foundation Employee * State Classified * State Professional * UB Foundation * TA/GA * Student * No Current Employment Affiliation 2. * How did you first hear about this employment opportunity? * * * * Chronicle of Higher Education * * * * * * * * * Conference * Personal Referral * * Other 3. * What is the highest level of education attained currently? * GED * High School Diploma * Associates Degree * Bachelors Degree * Masters Degree * PHD * MD * J.D. 4. * How many years of directly related experience do you have? * 0 * 1 * 2 * 3 * 4 * 5 * 6 * 7 * 8 * 9 * 10+ Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents 1. Cover Letter 2. Resume Optional Documents