Research Aide Half-Time or Full-Time - 17759BR
Research Aide Half-Time or Full-Time
The Wang lab uses multidisciplinary approaches incorporating behaviors, pharmacology, molecular biology, confocal-imaging, electrophysiology, virus-mediated gene transfer, bioinformatics, circuit mapping, chemogenetics and transgenic mice tools to explore the pathophysiological basis underlying drug addiction and autism, and to discover novel therapeutic targets for these brain disorders. The department of Pharmacology and Toxicology has research strengths in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Huntington's disease, social behavior and cognition, control of energy, metabolism, and the effects of diabetes on the nervous system. The School of Pharmacy ranks #7 nationally in NIH funding.
This position may be structured as either .50 FTE or 1.0 FTE per the needs and preference of the successful candidate.
15% - Analyze data obtained in the experiments using custom written and commercially available software.
10% - Keep detailed laboratory records of the findings, prepare figures of the data in Canvas or Graph pad, perform statistics using Graph pad, and present the data in lab meetings.
5% - Perform other assigned duties, such as equipment setup, maintenance and inventory maintenance.
2. Prior animal research experience.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Application review will begin on September 7, 2020 and will continue until a successful candidate has been identified.