Neuroscience Research Associate

Position Details

  • Job Title: Neuroscience Research Associate
  • Location: New York
  • Job Category: Neuroscience

Job Summary

The Neuroscience Research Associate will be a key member of a team charged with examining the impact of nutrients, nutrient metabolites, and other compounds on behavior and gut-brain circuitry.  Previous experience working in mouse models is highly preferred.  Specific experience with behavioral testing, histological tissue processing and/or microscopy is also a plus.  Successful candidates must be able to work effectively both in a collaborative setting and independently and possess outstanding written, visual and oral communications skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Behavioral testing in mice
  • Immunohistochemistry and other histological processing of brain and gut tissue
  • Image acquisition of tissue specimens
  • Analysis of behavioral data and acquired histological images

Qualifications and Education Requirements

You must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in neuroscience or biology
  • Lab experience

Additional preferred experience includes:

  • Experience with mouse experimental models including behavioral testing
  • Immunohistochemistry or other histological tissue processing
  • Fluorescent widefield and confocal microscopy

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