Staff Job Openings

Research Fellow Position

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Research Fellow

The Zoeller lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is looking for a qualified applicant to fill a Research Fellow position. This is a part time (75%) benefited position. The successful applicant will will perform experiments using molecular approaches in consultation with the PI to understand the role of thyroid hormone in brain development and to clarify the effect of environmental chemicals on thyroid hormone action. Some of the tasks associated with this position will vary, but will include: In situ hybridization, neuroanatomy of the rodent brain, cell culture, radioimmunoassay, autoradiography, microdensitometry and morphometric analyses, and more.

Initial appointment for one year; reappointment beyond first year is contingent upon availability of funding and job performance. A Bachelors degree in biochemistry and 3 years research experience in molecular-endocrinology laboratory are required. Salary commensurate with experience.

Candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter, CV, and the contact details of three references willing to provide letters of recommendation to:

http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=66741

Please apply by a priority deadline of December 28, 2015 in order to ensure consideration.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. 

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Position Available: Program Director, STEM Ambassadors Program

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The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Ambassadors Program is a student engagement program for undergraduates in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) majors. The program provides activities, resources, and advising for primarily 1st generation and low income students and underrepresented minorities. Under the direction of the program's principle investigator, the Program Director is responsible for developing, implementing, managing and evaluating program activities and resources as well as administrative aspects of the program.

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Please apply by March 17, 2016 at http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=68834.

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Research Fellow Position

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Research Fellow Position Available

The Vazey lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is looking for a qualified applicant to fill a Research Fellow position. This is a full time non-benefited position. The successful applicant will perform systems neurobiology research in rodent models using behavioural, anatomical, electrophysiological and genetic techniques in consultation with the PI. Some of the tasks associated with this position will vary, but will include: Daily work with rats, operant behavioural training and testing; histological assessment of rodent brain tissue including brightfield and immunofluorescence microscopy with quantitative and qualitative analyses; rodent stereotaxic surgery; animal colony management; laboratory inventory management; electrode array fabrication; and preparation of solutions and reagents.

Initial appointment for one year; reappointment beyond first year is contingent upon availability of funding and job performance. BSc in Biology or Psychology is required; neuroscience specialization preferred. Essential experience in immunohistochemistry, microscopy, rodent stereotaxic surgery, in vivo viral vector delivery, designer receptor technology and operant behavioural training using Med Associates software. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

Candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter, CV, and the contact details of three references willing to provide letters of recommendation to:

http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=69638

Please apply by a priority deadline of April 4, 2016 in order to ensure consideration.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. 

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