Research Associate - Neuroscience (90002091)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7069532 (Ref:4709-en_US)

Posted: September 4, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

Performs complex research of an advanced nature under the general direction of the Principal Investigator.  Typically requires a high-level of skills and expertise in the area of research specialty.

Job Duties
  • Plans, directs and conducts research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • Develops research techniques and performs applications required for specific research projects.
  • May conduct literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Documents results of experiments and reports to principal investigators.
  • May supervise, schedule and coordinate the activities of less experienced research staff.
  • Conduct research projects, both independently and with others.
  • Purchasise, sett up and maintain equipment necessary to conduct research.
  • Teach techniques, procedures, and experimental design to other members of the lab. 
  • Communicate research results during our group meetings, and in local/national/international research meetings and conferences.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Master's degree in Basic Science or a related field.  Experience in lieu of degree will not be accepted.
  • Experience Required: Three years of relevant experience typically as a Research Assistant, Research Technician or Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Perform electrophysiology in dissociated neurons and in brain slices.
  • Dissect rat cortical, hippocampal neurons, or both.
  • Maintain an electrophysiology rig.
  • Express transgenes in neurons of brain slices using viruses and/or in utero electroporation.
  • Experience with imaging neural activity (e.g. voltage or calcium) in brain slices or in vivo, using 1P and/or 2P imaging
  • Ability to code using Matlab, Python, or other languages.

 

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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Job posting number:#7069532 (Ref:4709-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
Houston,Texas
United States
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