Research Associate – Garrison lab | Buck Institute for Research

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Research Associate – Garrison lab | Buck Institute for Research

Description

Job Summary:
We are looking for a highly motivated Research Associate to perform experiments and work in a support role as an integral member of a new laboratory at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.  The Garrison lab combines biochemical, cell biological, and genetic techniques with behavioral neuroscience to address fundamental questions about signaling between neurons.  The successful candidate should have knowledge and practical experience with basic molecular biology and microscopy.  Previous experience working with C. elegans is desirable but not required.

Qualifications:
BA/BS in Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, or other related fields and one or more years of recent, directly related work experience.  The candidate should be independent and have the ability to work with minimal supervision, demonstrate strong motivation and interest in performing research, and have excellent communication and effective organizational skills.

About Us:
Located in Novato, California, The Buck Institute offers a rich scientific environment with renowned scientists in the field of aging research.   We offer a competitive benefit package.

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