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Berkeley Neuroscience is the nexus for campus-wide multidisciplinary neuroscience research. Our research community includes 70 faculty members in 12 academic departments. This unique multi-departmental structure encourages significant collaborations between neuroscientists who use a variety of approaches and leading experts in fields such as engineering, chemistry, statistics, and computation. Berkeley Neuroscience coordinates major research initiatives, supports cutting-edge research and technology centers, and runs the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute PhD Program.
Molecular biology and biochemistry procedures, and techniques and implementation of these procedures to analyze existing data
Generating figures and text for publication in Peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts
Familiarity with vision science research methods and concepts in the area of molecular and cell biology or vertebrate retina samples
Research experience in vision science and retina cell biology as conducted in animal models of inherited blinding diseases in humans
Ability to analyze and pay attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Able and willing to maintain strict level of confidentiality regarding laboratory results and record
Experience using related laboratory software
Familiarity with the specific projects and data sets that will be used for analysis and writing of scientific manuscripts.
Salary & Benefits
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Per the UPTE Contract, Article 31, Section B - 3: 'The automatic conversion to career status, as provided in B.2. above will not occur when: C. The funding for the position is one time funding, of eighteen (18) months or less'
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