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Research Assistant, Biology

Department:  Biology
Employment Group:  Administration
Date:  11/8/12

The Biology Department and Program in Neuroscience and Behavior at Barnard College seeks a full-time Research Assistant starting as early as January 2013. The lab uses histology, behavior and electrophysiology to study the neural mechanisms underlying fear learning and the interaction between anxiety and fear learning in rodents.  The primary project will involve in vitro electrophysiology. Additional duties will include lab maintenance, assisting with data analysis, and mentoring undergraduate researchers.

This is an entry level position. Applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree in biology, neuroscience or a related field.  Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential.

This position is funded for two years with a generous benefits package including tuition assistance; continuation is dependent on grant support.  Information about the benefits associated with this position can be found here:  http://barnard.edu/hr/benefits/administrative-positions.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to hr@barnard.edu.  No telephone calls, please.

Barnard is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and from individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.