Applications are invited for a part-time Research Assistant position in the behavioral neuroscience laboratory at MCPHS University in the School of Arts & Sciences. This temporary position is funded through an active grant from NIMH to study sex-differences in inflammatory-induced fetal programming and the underlying epigenetic mechanisms that promote resiliency following exposure to environmental interventions. Responsibilities include: Performing sectioning and immunohistochemistry, microscopy/imaging, qPCR, western blot techniques and analysis Ordering and lab support: Order and maintain lab supplies, materials, and equipment. Unpack received orders and arrange returns of damaged or incorrect orders. Maintain a clean, safe and functional laboratory. Lab duty (as necessary): Preparation of general solutions, buffers, gels, etc. for molecular, cellular, and physiological experiments; Assisting the Principal Investigator in the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students to ensure good laboratory practice, scientific rigor, and safe engagement in meritorious research projects. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor.Required: Bachelor?s degree in psychology, neuroscience, development or a related discipline Demonstrated expertise in fluorescence microscopy, cellular imaging/microscopy, and molecular biology (RT-PCR, western blotting) A genuine interest in the training and development of students at a primarily undergraduate university Authorization to work in the United States throughout the duration of the position; no visa sponsorship will be provided.To apply, please visit www.mcphs.edu/careers. Interested candidates should upload one PDF containing the following: A cover letter A curriculum vitae including all past education and training and a list of laboratory techniques in which the candidate has experience A list of three referencesSpecific questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Amanda Kentner at email@example.com, Associate Professor of Psychology. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University?s diversity are encouraged to apply.
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