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  • Research Assistant I

    Position Number
    2101801
    Department
    Radiation Oncology
    Category
    Research
    Compensation Max
    USD $21.83/Hr.
    Compensation Min
    USD $16.79/Hr.
    Location : Location
    US-VA-Norfolk
  • Overview

    Entry level research assistant position conducting research in neurobiology/cognitive performance.  Will be required to have animal handling skills for conducting animal oriented research.  Will perform basic animal husbandry and animal testing studies in support of research projects.  Will also be required to conduct Western blotting and immunohistochemistry.

    Responsibilities

    • Must perform rat husbandry including weighing, handling and feeding rats.
    • Coordinate experiments and assess findings to ensure desired performance.
    • Testing rats in the appropriate test procedure including the Barnes maze and attentional set shifting tests. Note: testing procedures require that no perfume/cologne.
    • May operate basic laboratory equipment.
    • Record test results and write test reports describing the procedures used. Applicant will process test results and present to supervisor a concise summary sheet of each rat’s performance.
    • On occasions will be required to travel to Long Island, NY to help irradiate the rats.
    • Rigorous time keeping is essential.
    • Will perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or a related field. Experience preferred. 

     

     

    Location : Location

    US-VA-Norfolk

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