Full-time, Paid, Research Technician, Neurology

April 26, 2022

Tues., March 15

Zuker Lab

Position Description
Zuker Lab is seeking Research Technician to join their Howard Hughes Medical Institute laboratory located at the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing behavioral, genetic, and physiological experiments with various mouse strains
  • Using various viral and nonviral systems to introduce genes into neurons, including experiments with chemogenetics and optogenetics
  • Performing mouse survival surgeries including stereotaxic manipulations
  • Utilizing antibodies, RNA probes and the techniques of molecular biology to label and isolate genes of interest. May assist in the creation and verification of knock-out and knock-in Crispr-Cas9 mouse lines
  • Processing tissue for histology, and quantification of various markers
  • Participating in weekly group meetings and regular discussions with lab members and PI.

Position Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in neuroscience or the biological sciences
  • Previous hands-on experience working as a technician or research assistant in a laboratory, both independently and as part of a team a plus
  • Prior hands-on experience working in a research environmentPrior experience with standard biological techniques (immunostaining, in-situ hybridization, PCR, and gel electrophoresis) a plus
  • Prior experience handling and utilizing rodent models a plus
  • Ability to train others in specialized tasks and communicate scientific results

Time Commitment

Full-time, with a minimum commitment of 1 to 2 years.


If interested, please email [email protected] and introduce yourself.