Nathan S. Kline Institute
  • 03-Jan-2019 to 28-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • Nathan Kline Institute
  • Orangeburg, NY, USA
  • $48,450.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefit Package


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Individual will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator performing experiments in murine models and postmortem brain tissues of Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome analyzing data and writing manuscripts in a collaborative environment. A Ph.D. or equivalent in neuroscience or related area is required. Candidate must have bench science experience and the ability to collect, analyze, and publish data as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications in internationally recognized journals. Candidate must have the ability to work independently, be a motivated problem solver with excellent organizational skills, and have excellent communication skills for the effective operation of this position. Strong laboratory science and writing skills are essential. The individual must have practical, hands-on experience with either laser capture microdissection or RNA sequencing technology including RNA-seq library preparation and a basic understanding of bioinformatics..  

JOB DUTIES:

  • Animal handling & brain surgeries
  • Laser capture microdissection
  • RNA purification
  • RNA sequencing library preparation
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Behavioral testing

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D. in neuroscience or related area
  • Experience with handling of small laboratory animals
  • Experience with brain research
  • Competence in one of the following: laser capture microdissection or RNA preparation including purification and library preparation for sequencing

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: http://corporate.rfmh.org - Click on Employment Opportunities. Applications will be accepted only during the posting dates as listed at the top of the job announcement.

 Questions regarding this position please email: hr@rfmh.org

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