The Gladstone Behavioral Core is seeking a candidate with expertise in rodent behavioral testing to characterize mouse models of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders. This translational research could offer opportunities to improve the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include experiment planning and design, behavioral testing, and data analysis and interpretation. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative team of scientists and technologists, participate in a broad range of neuroscientific and brain disorder studies, and contribute to our fight against devastating diseases of the nervous system. This position also offers the opportunity to implement machine learning approaches for behavioral phenotyping.
Desired Qualifications: Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â BS/BA in Neuroscience, Biology, or Psychology Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â Experience with rodent behavioral testing, particularly learning and memory paradigms Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â Experience with data analysis and basic statistics Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â Experience with video analysis software including Noldus Ethovision and CleverSys TopScan Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â Experience with statistical software including Excel and GraphPad Prism Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â Able to contribute to multiple projects independently or under supervision Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â Goal orientated team player, self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â Passionate about behavioral neuroscience, strong work ethic and eager to learn Â
Preferred Experience: Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â Experience with advanced analytical and computational approaches, including MATLAB, Python, Â Â Â â–ªÂ Â Â DeepLabCut Experience writing scripts for data analysis and visualization
Gladstone is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Please provide a cover letter, CV and names of 2-3 references.
Internal Number: REQ-901
About Gladstone Institutes
The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), transforming the health and well-being of all people through medical research, education, and outreach in the fields focused on heart disease, immunology and virology including HIV/AIDS, and neurological disease. Home to notable leaders in the field of medical science, including 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine recipient Shinya Yamanaka, M.D.,Ph.D. Gladstone is comprised of four institutes in addition to various Centers and programs focusing approximately 500 members of our team on its mission: Science Overcoming Disease. Located in an award-winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus, Gladstone offers a competitive salary and benefits program within a robust environment for those seeking to maximize their potential. Please consider Gladstone and make a difference in human health.