Research Technologist will preform neuroscience research to study diseases of the brain. Should be familiar with mammalian and bacterial cell culture and molecular and cell biologic techniques including: protein isolation and analysis, RNA isolation and analysis; histology, immunochemistry, experience with in-situ hybridization is a plus. This person will participate in experimental design, completion of experiments, organizing and analyzing results and maintaining laboratory notebooks and data. Their responsibilities will also support multiple animal studies, including rodent breeding, behavioral studies and non-human primate studies. They will work with other researchers, including technologists, technicians, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. Excellent communications skills are required to interact within the lab and outside collaborators. Candidate should have English language writing skills, be able to work comfortably in excel and have some knowledge of statistical analysis of data sets.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, a...nd to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.