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Neurodegenerative Scientist

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Location
Maywood, NJ
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy
Date
Apr 30, 2018
Job ID
2578862

My established client seeks a Scientist to take on the following tasks:
  • Perform experiments using behavior assays assessing motor and cognitive dysfunction
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and train/supervise scientists as needed
  • Conduct stereotaxic and general surgeries
  • Manage data and perform statistical analysis
  • Prepare and deliver presentations and reports, and contribute to manuscript preparation
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
  • Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience or similar, or MS with at least 5 to 10+ years
  • Experience in behaviorally assessing various rodent models of neurodegenerative disease
  • Hands on experience with rodent handling, tissue dissection, blood collection, drug administration (IV, IP, PO, ICV) are required, as well as experience with stereotaxic surgeries
  • Immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy experience
  • Superior communication skills and ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment is a must
  • Experience mentoring more junior level scientists
  • In-vivo pharmacology and molecular biology experience is a plus