Research Technologist- Behavioral Core

San Francisco, California
May 02, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), transforming the health and well-being of all people through medical research, education, and outreach in the fields focused on heart disease, immunology and virology including HIV/AIDS, and neurological disease. Home to notable leaders in the field of medical science, including 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine recipient Shinya Yamanaka, M.D.,Ph.D. Gladstone is comprised of its three historical institutes in addition to various Centers and programs focusing approximately 500 members of our team on its mission: Science Overcoming Disease. Located in an award-winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus, Gladstone offers a competitive salary and benefits program within a robust environment for those seeking to maximize their potential. Please consider Gladstone and make a difference in human health.

The Gladstone Behavioral Core seeks a Research Technologist with expertise in rodent behavioral testing to characterize mouse models of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, and to evaluate the behavioral effects of therapeutic interventions. Responsibilities include experiment planning and design, behavioral testing, and data analysis and interpretation. The successful candidate will join a highly interactive team on scientists and technologists, participate in a broad range of neuroscientific and neurodegenerative studies, and contribute to our fight against devastating diseases of the nervous system.

BS/BA in Neuroscience, Biology, or Psychology; keen interest in behavioral neuroscience and biomedicine; experience with rodent behavioral testing, particularly learning and memory paradigms; ability to analyze data and perform basic statistical tests; strong computer skills and experience with statistical software; outstanding time management skills; self motivated with exceptional initiative. Some weekend work is required.