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Research Associate

Company: California Institute of Technology
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community. Job Summary The necessary skills include PCR, handling mice, and behavioral analysis. The candidate will assist in developing database curator tools for maintaining and retrieving scientific data. Candidate will be required to do lab manager duties that require own judgement as well as being able to mentor lab members. Job Duties Writing and amending all protocols Providing lab guidance to new students/postdocs Maintaining lab equipment Managing mouse colony Genotyping and troubleshooting Performs advanced modifications and testing of scientific protocols, computer software, tools or equipment used for scientific research Lab manager duties Other duties as assigned Conduct moderately complex lab procedures and/or experiments which include setting up equipment, preparing samples, specimens, solutions, reagents, cultures, animal surgeries etc., carrying out and/or modifying experimental procedures Recording observations, performing data analysis and reporting results to researchers Basic Qualifications Lab experience Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field or equivalent combination of education Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously required Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff Preferred Qualifications At least 2 years of lab experience with small animals strongly preferred. Experience with behavioral neuroscience a plus Required Documents Resume

Keywords: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena , Research Associate, Other , Pasadena, California

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