The laboratory of David Freedman at The University of Chicago investigates the neuronal mechanisms of visual learning, memory and recognition and is looking for a full-time lab manager and research technician to provide support for its research with non-human primates. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a leadership role in dynamic team and contributing to cutting-edge scientific research.
The laboratory is located on the main campus of The University of Chicago, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois
Assisting in maintaining and documenting animal health and welfare
Assisting in training non-human primates (M. Mulatta) to perform computer-based behavioral tasks
Maintaining and documenting the supply of laboratory consumables and equipment
maintaining equipment and experiment rooms
training, collaborating,a nd assisting new laboratory personnel
assisting in surgerya nd other minor procedures
handling various administrative tasks
Analytical and problem-solving skills required
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required
Ability to learn new techniques quickly and to work in sterile condition
Good manual dexterity and superior organizational skills required
Knowledge of research Techniques or methods required
Education, Experience and Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required.
One year's experience in animal research is required, working knowledge of Microsoft Office required, must be able to produce written reports of completed work and procedures.
Previous experience in a behavioral or neurophysiology laboratory and/or experience with non-human primates preferred.
Exposure to animals
Exposure to laboratory chemicals
ability to make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements
Resume, Brief statement of career goals and Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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