Massachusetts Institute of Technology Technical Associate I in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Technical Associate I
Job Number: 21110
Functional Area: Research - Scientific
Department: McGovern Institute for Brain Research
School Area: Office of Provost
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, McGovern Institute for Brain Research (2 openings), to join a team studying neurobiological mechanisms of brain disorders that will lead to effective treatment. Will use a variety of molecular, cellular, biochemical, genetic, imaging, and behavioral approaches to assist graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and research scientists with generating and studying various animal models of neurodevelopmental disorders and psychiatric disorders. Will also be involved in other aspects of research projects including, data collection, data analysis, project and collaboration management, animal protocol preparation, animal surgery, and manuscript preparation.
REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree in biology or related field; at least two years of research experience in a related area; solid knowledge of molecular biology, genome editing and transgenic animal models; training and experience in molecular and cellular methods, genetics, animal behavior analysis, and CRISPR technology; self-motivation; interpersonal and organizational skills; and knowledge of and experience with molecular biology techniques and animal models. Job #21110 reposted 5/10/22