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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


  1. Maintain mouse colonies.
  2. Perform mouse behavioral analysis.
  3. Perform mouse genetic analysis, histological analysis, and molecular analysis.
  4. Collect data and analyze data.
  5. 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, Cellular/Molecular Biology

Minimum Requirements

PhD, MD, or MD/PhD in Neuroscience, Genetics, Cellular/Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, or related

The successful candidate will have a solid background in cellular/molecular biology and developmental biology. 


Candidates must hold or anticipate having a PhD, MD, or PhD/MD degree prior to the starting date (August 2023 – December 2023). 


Desired Qualifications

Experience in neurobiology, disease mouse models, mouse behavioral analysis, and/or high-throughput sequencing experiments and bioinformatics analyses are a plus.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter (including brief statement of research interest), CV, and contact information of three references.

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