Research Technician - Scanziani Lab
| Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)|
United States, California, San Francisco
|January 18, 2023|
Primary Work Address: 1550 4th Street, Suite 190, San Francisco, CA, 94158-0724
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We are currently looking for a proactive, detail-oriented Research Technician to work in the lab of Dr. Massimo Scanziani at the University of California, San Francisco. The Scanziani lab uses rodents to study basic neural mechanisms of sensory processing. Towards this goal, the lab uses in vivo and in vitro electrophysiological, imaging, and anatomical techniques as well as behavioral approaches. More information about the Scanziani lab can be found by visitingAbout the role:
The ideal candidate is a professional, collegial individual who will enjoy working with mice, can work well independently and as part of a larger team, and is looking to grow professionally while supporting multiple projects in a medium-sized collaborative academic laboratory. The chosen candidate will be responsible for genotyping, handling, and breeding necessary to maintain the Scanziani lab's colony of mice and provide them for various experiments in the lab along with histology, IF staining, and performing small surgeries and brain dissections. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent college graduate who would like to gain a couple more years of academic research experience before applying to graduate school.What we provide:
Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet). Work may involve possible exposure to malodorous vapors, low dose radiation, contamination by toxic chemicals and acids and presence of carcinogenic substances or other hazardous materials.
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.
This job description sets forth the job's principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however. Unless they begin with the word "may," the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are "essential functions" of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Compensation Range$17.86 (minimum) - $22.31 (midpoint) - $29.03 (maximum)
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