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Position InformationWorking Title Laboratory Technician
Department Psychological Science Compensation Title Research Assistant Position Number 30001963 Position Status Grant Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.
Purpose of Position
Manage a research lab that conducts experiments in the areas of behavioral neuroscience and psychopharmacology with small lab animals (rats and mice).
Conduct behavioral and biological tests of brain function in response to various pharmacological treatments, genetic manipulation, or brain injury.
Schedule and perform experiments independently, gather and analyze data. Maintain a colony of rats and mice. Prepare solutions and administer drugs to lab animals. Test cognitive and behavioral function in rats, collect tissue, and prepare tissue for analyses. Maintain testing and analytic equipment and order supplies.
Train and coordinate student research on related projects.
Bachelors degree in psychology or a natural science. One-year experience working in neuroscience research lab preferred. Excellent fine motor skills and willingness to work with laboratory animals and students.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
It is Northern Kentucky University's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity for all persons and to take the necessary actions needed to recruit, employ, train, promote, and retain qualified faculty and staff, including members of protected groups. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status, which is defined as age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic, or veteran status, is prohibited.
Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Experience Less than 1 year Salary TBD Pay Grade S66
Posting Detail InformationRequisition Number 2023S1827
Job Open Date 05/08/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https: // jobs.nku.edu/postings/12946 Is this an internal only posting?Supplemental Questions
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