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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Cns 10032098
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

A postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the He lab to use mouse models to study the epigenetic mechanisms in brain development and neurodevelopmental diseases such as autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and attention deficits/hyperactivity disorder.

Duties will include set up mouse colonies for behavioral analysis; perform mouse behavioral analysis; perform mouse genetic analysis, histological analysis, and molecular analysis; collect and analyze data; write manuscripts.




Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Neuroscience, Genetics, Molecular Biolog

Minimum Requirements

PhD, MD, or MD/PhD in Neuroscience, Genetics, or Molecular Biology related field is required.

Desired Qualifications

Candidate is within 1-2 years after receiving doctoral degree; experience in animal (mouse) handling and behavioral analysis is a plus.


Required Application Materials

CV, 1-2 publications, and contact information of three professional references.

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