Research Intern-Krueger Lab

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: Spokane, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime


1457-YN - Research Intern

Business Title:

Research Intern-Krueger Lab

Additional Titles:



Employee Type:

Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Perform research in the neurobiology of sleep, circadian rhythms, feeding, thermoregulation, and related central nervous system functions. Work performed includes surgical and behavioral manipulation of experiments, computerized collection and analysis of physiological and behavioral data, and basic tissue sampling procedures. Work in biorhythms sometimes requires non-traditional work hours for tissue collections and other experimental manipulations.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent related field experience performing professional-level work with scientific or clinical research protocols. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Experimental and analytical skills; understanding and knowledge of research theory; interviewing experience; excellent organizational and project management skills.

  • B.A. or B.S. in a science-related field (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, or Animal Science). 

  • Proficient in computer skills including e.g. spread sheets and word processing and statistical software.

  • Familiarity with basic laboratory methods (making solutions, pipetting, operating autoclave and centrifuges). 

  • Experience with small laboratory animal handling/research.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated general knowledge of statistics. 

  • Experience with animal surgical procedures. 

  • Experience with polysomnographic coding software.

Additional Information:

Area/College: College of Veterinary Medicine

Department Name: Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA
Department Link:

Monthly Salary: Commensurate on experience and qualifications
FTE: 100%

This is a temporary position expected to end on June 30, 2023. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

Screening Begin Date: This position will begin screening on September 26, 2022 and will remain open until filled.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Applicant Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Required Documents:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

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