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Job no: 492648
Work type: Non-Exempt Staff
Location: Gambier, OH
The neurodevelopment and genetics research group at Kenyon College seeks a full-time Neuroscience Research Assistant to support a National Science Foundation-funded project. The Research Assistant is embedded in the laboratory and assists with experiments and laboratory management. The position is ideal for a recent college graduate wanting additional experience and training in laboratory research, animal care, and mentorship. The start date for this position will be May or June.
Responsibilities include conducting molecular experiments investigating neurodevelopment using zebrafish, managing the aquaculture facility, maintaining equipment, and preparing research supplies. The Research Assistant will also work directly with undergraduates and assist with lab management and course preparations.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess (or anticipate in Spring 2020) a Bachelor’s degree in biology, neuroscience, or related fields. Applicants should be motivated to work in a vertebrate research laboratory and have excellent interpersonal skills.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae, undergraduate transcript, and contact information for at least one science instructor willing to serve as a reference.
Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.
Advertised: 02 Mar 2020 Eastern Standard Time
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