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Research Associate I - Palop Lab

Employer
Gladstone Institutes
Location
San Francisco, CA
Start date
Sep 14, 2022

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Discipline
Regulatory, Science/R&D, Research, Laboratory
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
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Job Details

Category:Science
Lab/Area:Palop Lab

Description:

The Palop Lab at the Gladstone Institutes and UCSF is seeking a Research Associate to assist in studies focusing on cognitive and network dysfunction in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. The successful candidate will primarily be working with mice and supporting postdoctoral scholars and graduate students in the laboratory. Key responsibilities include supervising other lab members, managing mouse lines, genotyping, ordering laboratory supplies, organizing laboratory space, conducting basic histological techniques, and performing behavioral testing using standard approaches. Depending on interests and skills, the successful candidate may also carry out independent experiments and receive training to perform specialized laboratory techniques such as brain surgeries, LFP/EEG recordings, in vivo optogenetic.

Requirements:

Associate’s degree and 2+ years of relevant experience or BS degree in biological or computer sciences


Desired experience

  • Experience with mouse work, including maintaining mouse colonies, performing surgeries and transcardial perfusions, or behavioral testing.

  • Experience with histological techniques, including staining and confocal imaging.

  • Experience with in vivo or in vitro physiology, including EEG/LFP recordings or patch clamping.

  • Experience with data analysis, including MATLAB, Python, machine learning, and/or transcriptomics.

  • Goal-oriented team player able to contribute to multiple projects independently or under supervision.

  • Organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated.

  • Eager to learn, passionate about neuroscience, and ready to make meaningful contributions to science.

At Gladstone and in the Palop Laboratory, we know it takes a diverse group of empowered individuals to use science to effectively overcome disease. We are committed to creating a diverse community and cultivating a culture where every individual is respected and can succeed. We encourage applications from members of groups historically underrepresented in the science


Additional Information:
  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.

Company

Gladstone is an independent, nonprofit life science research organization located in the epicenter of biomedical and technological innovation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Gladstone has created a research model that disrupts how science is done, funds big ideas, and attracts the brightest minds. Gladstone Institutes leads the way for innovative research in the biomedical field. We always seek dedicated and talented individuals to join our team.

Scientists know that using a diversity of approaches is often the most efficient strategy for solving a problem. New and different perspectives engender the very innovation that Gladstone prizes. This is one of the many reasons why we value diversity at Gladstone—be that a diversity of race, culture, religion, mental or physical ability, heritage, age, gender, sexual orientation or other characteristics. Our employees hail from more than 30 countries around the globe and we seek to hire the best and brightest for our diverse team of scientists and administrators. Career opportunities are available in both our administrative offices and our research areas.

Our Benefits
Gladstone offers eligible employees—and their dependents—a comprehensive range of benefits, including health insurance, retirement savings, and professional development.

Highlights

  • Health and Retirement
    • A choice of medical plans, flexible spending account, and retirement account options that include employer contributions help you take care of your health and your future.
  • Time Away from Work
    • More than just vacation days, our paid and unpaid leave policies offer flexibility to help you confront different stages of life including maternity and paternity leave, as well as other types of family leave.
  • Professional Development
    • Gladstone encourages employees to seek the skills they need to remain at the forefront of their profession. By supporting professional development workshops and continuing education, Gladstone provides employees with the resources they need to evolve in their role and in their career.
  • Gladstone Cares
    • A specially selected suite of benefits to support you in and out of the workplace. Includes resources for dealing with the many stages of life to specific coverage for family planning, and back-up child or elder care coverage.
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Location
1650 Owens Street
San Francisco
California
94158
United States
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