A position is open for a technician in the research group of Devanand Manoli at UCSF. The Manoli lab investigates neural circuits in the prairie vole brain that control social attachment, using a combination of genetic, molecular, and physiologic approaches.
The successful candidate will perform administrative duties such as ordering, and assist graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with: performing behavioral experiments, and molecular biology. Responsibilities may include dissections, basic animal husbandry, performing surgeries, histology, running behavioral assays, genotyping, and colony maintenance.
This would be an ideal position for a recent or upcoming graduate seeking to gain laboratory research experience using state-of-the-art techniques in neuroscience prior to applying to graduate or medical school, and it is our intention for the selected candidates to contribute meaningfully to projects and co-author peer-reviewed publications.
Required Qualifications: Applicants should have recently received or be expecting to receive an undergraduate degree in biology or a related discipline. Applicants must possess the degree by the time of appointment. Experience working in a research laboratory is a prerequisite. This is a full-time position, but there is start-date flexibility for the right candidate.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: JPF03131
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