Research Assistant (MT) - Department of Neuroscience

West Virginia University Research Corporation Human Resources
Morgantown, WV
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Organization Type
The Department of Neuroscience at West Virginia University is seekings applications for a Temporary Research Assistant. This position will provide consultation and support in conducting behavioral research assessing learning and memory in several mammalian species. Requires a range of neuroscience-related skills in behavior, data analysis, drug administration, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence, and surgical procedures. The person will be able to work with others to collect, analyze and prepare for publication research based on these skills.

In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
  • Conduct behavioral research assessing learning and memory in several mammalian species
  • Collect and analyze data to prepare research for publication
  • Behavioral testing, drug administration, surgical procedures, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence procedures

Length of Assignment: Approximately 8.5 months

Pay Grade: 20
  • Master's degree in a related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. PhD in Neuroscience preferred
  • Two (2) years of experience
  • Four (4) years of research experience related to neuroscience is preferred.
  • Behavioral tests
  • Animal handling
  • Data analysis
  • Drug administration
  • Immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence, and surgical procedures