Dr. Jason Carmel’s Movement Recovery Laboratory in the Carroll Laboratories of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a Staff Associate with experience with rodent behavior testing, immunology, genotyping and tissue processing. Experience with Confocal Microscopy and or Image Processing algorithms is desired. General responsibilities include maintaining neuroscience laboratory equipment; providing engineering support to Orthopedic Surgery and Neurology research fellows, clinical research fellows, and postdoctoral associates; and providing interdisciplinary collaborative project support for research faculty. Specific responsibilities include performing rodent based behavior training and analysis of motor tasks, carry out perfusions, assist with surgeries, anatomical analyses and maintain accurate records of performance and animal care. Assist in preparing plasmids for preparation of viruses, including amplifying plasmids and purifying DNA for sequencing. The candidate will join our multidisciplinary musculoskeletal research team.
Highly motivated and creative applicants with excellent organization and communication skills are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology and 4 years of experience or a Master's Degree in Biotechnology and 2 years of experience in a neuroscience and molecular biology setting. Experience with rodent behavior testing, immunology, genotyping and tissue processing is required. Experience with Confocal Microscopy and or Image Processing algorithms is desired. This is a full-time position with Columbia University officer benefits. The position will provide exceptional opportunities for research and career development.
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