Research Associate/Research Assistant/Post-Doc

Updated: about 2 hours ago
Location: Detroit, MICHIGAN
Job Type: FullTime

Posting Number
Position Title
Research Associate/Research Assistant/Post-Doc  
Number of Vacancies
06 - School of Medicine  
Primary Department
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Research positions in the field of neuroscience and visual sciences are available. We use electrophysiological, morphological, and molecular biological methods to investigate the neurons' morphology and functions in the retina. We are looking to hire lab personnel who will conduct patch clamp recordings, immunohistochemistry, and molecular biological studies. Knowledge and experiences in cell biology and animal handling are required.
Essential Functions:
1. Conducting patch clamp recordings from neurons in the mouse retina.
2. Performing intraocular virus injection to mouse eyes.
3. Conducting immunohistochemical study using confocal microscopy.
4. Conducting mouse behavioral studies.
5. Making experimental solutions, maintenance of chemicals, and set-up with equipment.
Unique Duties
BS, Ph.D. or equivalent  
Preferred Qualifications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work both in a team environment and independently.
Experiences in neuroscience or vision research.
Testing Requirements
Not Applicable  
Test Scheduling
Working Conditions
Job Type
Job Category
Research Assistants/Associates  

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Job Open Date
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Job Close Date
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Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Is this position reposted?
Reposting Reason:
None (New Posting)  

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Salary Range
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$35,570 - $50,000 depending on experience  
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