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Research Technician I
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 20, 2019
Title Research Technician I
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Pharmacology and Toxicology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Pharmacology

osition 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, and 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 st

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 $25,200 – $35,000 (at full time)
Work Hours
Standard business hours: Monday – Friday
Nights and weekends may be required based on business need.

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