University of Wyoming: Laboratory Technician
The Nelson laboratory (https://www.nelsonlabuwyoming.com) in the Zoology and Physiology Department and the Sensory Biology Center is seeking to hire a laboratory technician to assist with the organization and management of a molecular neurobiology research group. As a full-time staff member, you will assist undergraduate and graduate students on projects related to animal behavior and neuroscience and will help develop future projects.
You will help oversee the group’s animal colony, equipment, and reagent inventories. Tasks might include animal cranial surgery and dissection, histology, animal husbandry, genotyping, organizing laboratory space, and curating behavioral and physiological data. This position is suitable for those seeking additional research experience before applying to graduate school or other careers in research.
A minimum two-year commitment is strongly encouraged. We are looking for candidates that are energetic, organized, and have an interest in behavioral ecology or molecular neurobiology. Experience in working with rodent models, molecular biology, and/or bioinformatics is preferred but not required.
The starting salary is approximately $40,000/year with benefits, depending on the candidate’s prior job experience and educational training. The start date is flexible, but ideally the successful candidate would begin between April 2021 and June 2021.
Minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Neuroscience, Physiology, Zoology, or related field, a demonstrated knowledge of either neuroscience or animal behavior, and excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Desired qualifications include research experience with rodents and knowledge of molecular biology techniques. Required application materials include a cover Letter, Resume/CV, and contact information for three references.
Inquiries about the position should be sent to Drs Adam Nelson (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Nicole Bedford (email@example.com).
Applications can be submitted online at https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000277&lang=en
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. In a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, including Denver and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually (see http://visitlaramie.org/). Together with the University of Wyoming’s state-of-the-art research facilities, Laramie provides a terrific opportunity to conduct cutting edge research while living in a small, affordable, and vibrant community.
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