Job Requisition Number: 23609. The teaching and research activities of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) concern the molecular structures and processes of cellular life and their roles in the function, reproduction, and development of living organisms.
This agenda covers a broad range of specialized disciplines, including biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, structural biology, genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, cell biology, developmental biology, tumor biology, microbiology, immunology, pathogenesis and neurobiology.
The types of living organisms from which the departmental faculty draws its working materials are as diverse as its disciplinary specializations, ranging from viruses and microbes through plants, roundworms, annelids, arthropods, and mollusks to fish, amphibia, and mammals.
The faculty of the department is organized into five divisions: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Cell and Developmental Biology; Genetics, Genomics and Development; Neurobiology; and Immunology and Pathogenesis.
This position is for a research technician who will perform behavioral testing of transgenic mouse lines. Responsibilities will also include maintaining the mouse colony including breeding, weaning, and genotyping transgenic mice.Knowledge and Skills: ?Significant hands-on experience with mouse behavior testing and mouse handling. ?Strong professional communication skills. ?Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
Education/Training: ?Bachelor?s or Master?s degree in Biology, Neurobiology, Psychology, or related field. ?Minimum of 1-2 years experience with mouse behavioral testing. This is a limited appointment that will not convert to career status, per Article 31.B.3.c of the UPTE-RX contract. The funding for the position is ?one time? funding, of eighteen (18) months or less.
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