The Department of Chemistry at Columbia University invites applications for the position of Staff Associate I to begin July 1, 2022. The responsibilities include performing neurobiological experiments such as gene expression profiling, immunohistochemistry, electrophysiology, and optical microscopy in rodent brain tissue, in the context of the study of mechanism of psychoactive and psychedelic compounds in the laboratory of Professor Dalibor Sames. The tasks may also involve assistance with basic rodent behavior tests including administration of imaging probes or experimental therapeutics.
The specific duties of the position include:
Fluorescence microscopy in brain tissue
Electrophysiology in brain slice
Brain tissue fixation, immunohistochemistry
Data processing and management
Meetings, reporting to supervisor
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in biology, neurobiology, physiology, chemical biology, or a related field and 2 years of research experience.
Please submit a CV and list of three references through Columbia's online system.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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