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We are searching for a Research Scientist with expertise in neurobiology to join an R&D team at a rapidly growing biotech company developing breakthrough technology measuring large-scale neural circuit activity in animal models. This technology is widely used in the development of therapies to treat neurological disorders and disease.

This position is office based. There are options for hybrid or being remote for more senior level candidates.

Requirements for the Research Scientist – Neurobiology:

  • PhD in Neurobiology or a related field, two years post-doc preferred
  • Experience working with rodent models, including animal handling and running of behavioral assays
  • Experience with chronic, behaving in-vivo electrophysiology, imaging and/or optogenetics
  • Excellent surgical skills, including stereotaxic injections and/or chronic implantations
  • Experience with viral and transgenic technology
  • Expertise with MATLAB or Python programming and data analysis
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills
  • Excellent statistical skills
  • The ability to work independently and also as part of cross functional R&D teams
Preferred experience:
  • Experience in translational and/or drug discovery research, including with animal models of disease and the assessment of therapeutic compounds or interventions
  • Experience working with both mice and rats
  • Familiarity with nVista and/or nVoke technology
  • Proficient in post-mortem immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy
Responsibilities of the Research Scientist – Neurobiology:
  • Provide scientific domain expertise to translational science projects and external collaborations
  • Plan, design and execute on all aspects of translational and/or preclinical research studies
  • Analyze data and prepare reports summarizing results for internal teams and external partners
  • Represent research and be a key contributor to therapeutic discovery teams

Occupational Category: 19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other

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Application Instructions: Please apply using the form or send your resume to Debbie Winkelbauer.
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