Research Assistant | Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition

Company:  Rockefeller University
Location: New York County
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Organization Overview:
The ability to faithfully store and retrieve memories is an important adaptive quality that allows humans to reflect on, engage with, and respond to an ever-changing environment. Research in the Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition, led by Dr. Priya Rajesethupathy, focuses on observing and manipulating large-scale neural dynamics in real-time in behaving animals to understand memory processing in the mammalian brain during health and disease.

The Research Assistant would support in vivo and ex vivo experiments including behavior, photometry, histology and immunohistochemistry. 

Job responsibilities mainly include:

Training animals and running behavioral experiments

Performing ex vivo validation 

Helping to troubleshoot protocols

Performing neurosurgeries for implants and viral injections

Bachelor's degree required with an educational emphasis in neuroscience. The ideal candidate is comfortable working with mice. 

Compensation Range: Min:
USD $46,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max:
USD $50,000.00/Yr.

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