Visiting Research Scientist- Anatomy and Cell Biology (Job ID #153670)
This advertisement is for a Visiting Research Scientist position in the lab of
Dr. Christian J. Peters, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine at
University of Illinois at Chicago. The successful candidate will join a
dynamic and multidisciplinary research team pursuing fundamental questions in
neural and cancer biology. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an
“R1”-level public institution hosting cutting edge resources and facilities
for biomedical research. This individual will be involved investigation of a
core research interest in the Peters lab: the relationship between neuron and
circuit activity in the midbrain tegmentum and nicotine dependence behaviors
Design and conduct experiments using mouse as a model organism: perform
stereotaxic surgeries, fiber photometry recordings, multiple behavior
paradigms, brain necropsy, tissue cryosectioning and fluorescence imaging.
Oversee experimental design development and implementation, analysis and
interpretation of data and information, and manuscript preparation in
collaboration with senior research faculty and research staff.
Work with postdoctoral fellows, mentor doctoral and medical student
trainees and undergraduate students; participate in the oversight of
In collaboration with the PI, write grant applications for extramural
funding; prepare and submit research reports describing findings.
Author publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations of papers
to professional societies.
Job Knowledge & Skills, Education, Experience
PhD or MD in Biomedical Science, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or related
degree/field required. Two+ years of experience in using mice as a research
model organism are required, and proficiency in all techniques listed above is
highly preferred. A minimum of three years' related research experience
Typical biomedical lab setting. Ideal applicant will be familiar with the lab
environment and its conditions: requires sitting for extended periods of time,
standing, manual dexterity and experience with routine laboratory techniques
standard to biomedical experimentation, as well as with field standard methods
of data presentation.
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