Nathan S. Kline Institute
  • 05-Aug-2022 to 19-Aug-2022 (EST)
  • NKI - Emotional Brian Institute (EBI)
  • Orangeburg, NY, USA
  • 31200-31200 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Package


The Emotional Brain Institute (EBI) is a multidisciplinary institute addressing the neurobiology of emotion. We seek to hire a full-time basic technical assistance in our animal lab.


The Research Support Assistant will help with neurobiology research, including histology (brains), animal care and assist in gathering data for experiments following laboratory protocols. Individuals planning a career in neuroscience or health care are encouraged to apply.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Some basic college level courses in the following areas: biology, neuroscience, animal behavior, statistics, and pharmacology
  • This job requires working with rodent infants and mothers, and you must respect and enjoy working with animals.
  • The job requires the timely and accurate collection of data, while assisting a postdoctoral fellow.
  • High motivation to improve and learn, while making a solid contribution to the lab. Must be a hard worker that is an active learner that will progress quickly to become a dependable lab team member. It is critical that you take responsibility for getting the goal of the assigned task done and learn from your mistakes. It is important that you have a strong drive to continuously improve, have good interpersonal skills and support the team, mature, independent, great problem-solving ability, persistence, excellent organizational skills, good attention to detail, quick learner, ability to work efficiently and excellent time management skills.

Background Investigation/Justice Center Review Requirements:

Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment. 2) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

*The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

Applications will only be accepted through website at: - Click on Employment Opportunities. Applications will be accepted only during the posting dates as listed at the top of the job announcement.

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