RA job available

Mark Baxter and I are searching for an RA to work on this really exciting project involving chemogenetic manipulation of the basal forebrain and working memory.

Research Associate Position

A full-time position is available for a Research Associate I in the laboratories of Paula Croxson and Mark Baxter.

The laboratories work on the cognitive neuroscience of memory and higher cognitive function. The applicant will be required to perform and assist with research using behavioral testing, MRI scanning, surgery, histology and epigenetic techniques. S/he will manage the day-to-day running of the lab. S/he will also be involved in coding new behavioral tasks, carrying out literature searches, analyzing data and creating manuscript sections, figures and presentations.

Interested candidates should have an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience, Biological Science or a related discipline. Must also have excellent verbal and written English.

Research experience is preferable and experience with behavioral testing of laboratory animals is desirable. Candidates with programming experience (particularly Matlab) or experience with MRI analysis packages (FSL, SPM , Freesurfer, AFNI) are also encouraged.

To apply send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three referees to paula.croxson@mssm.edu. Applicants are also encouraged to send any enquiries about the role to the same address. To find out more about the laboratory and see recent publications, visit: http://neuroscience.mssm.edu/croxson/ and http://neuroscience.mssm.edu/baxter/

Formal link to apply here: https://careers.mountsinai.org/find-your-place/jobs/associate-researcher-new-york-ny-7

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