Research Technician I

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Position Information

Position Title Research Technician I
Classification Title Research Technician I
Posting Number R1800001
Employer Research Foundation
Appointment Type
Position Type
Appointment Term
Salary Grade N.4
Strategic Strength

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

Drug addiction research group seeks motivated individual to assist in performing behavioral and molecular experiments. The focus of our research is to understand how drugs of abuse and stress mediate plasticity in the brain. We use a multi-facetted approach from molecules to behavior.

Specific duties will include: general laboratory maintenance, small rodent surgery, care of animals used in research, observe and record animal behavior, preparation of tissue samples, protein assays, and PCR. The candidate should have familiarity with some of the above techniques and those with animal experience will be given the highest priority.

Minimum Qualifications

One year experience through research or education within neuroscience, biology, psychology, or related discipline. Basic knowledge of small rodents and ability to observe and record animal behavior.

Preferred Qualifications

Research experience with small rodents including surgery and behavioral testing.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $25,000 - $30,000
Work Hours
FTE 1.00
Campus South Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please no phone calls.

Close DateExternal Closing Date 01/09/2019
Open Until Filled No

Contact Information

Contact's Name David Dietz, PhD
Contact's Title Associate Professor and Interim Chair
Contact's Email ddietz@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-829-2071

Posting Dates

Posted 01/09/2018
Deadline for internal applicants
Deadline for external applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV/Resume
  3. Contact Information for References
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