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Date posted: March 12, 2014

 

Research Assistant Position in Neural Systems at Boston University

 

The Neural Systems Laboratory at Boston University (www.bu.edu/neural) seeks a research technician to assist in on-going research studies investigating brain structure and neural pathways. Experimental approaches include a variety of neural tracing, histochemical, immunocytochemical, cellular and molecular methods to characterize neural circuits and their synaptology. Experimental procedures are conducted in fully equipped laboratories for cutting and processing brain tissue. Analyses are conducted at the light, fluorescence and electron microscopic level, and include digital imaging, quantitative microscopy, data processing and graphic presentation of data.

Experience with histological procedures, microscopy and digital image processing desired. This is a great opportunity for someone wishing to be engaged in diverse aspects of the research and to continue to learn in an active neuroscience research environment. A bachelor’s and master’s degree in life sciences, chemistry, or related field, is required. The position is funded from NIH grants and a minimum commitment of 2 years is required. Salary is dependent on level of experience.

Applicants should send a cover letter, their resume, and names and contact information of two references to Dr. Basilis Zikopoulos by e-mail: zikopoul@bu.edu

 

Requirements:

Bachelor’s and master’s degree in life sciences, chemistry, or related field.

 

Additional Salary Information:

The position is funded from NIH grants. Salary is dependent on level of experience.

 

 

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