Research Associate – Breeding
This position is for a Research Associate in the Breeding team at PsychoGenics (level of Research Associate commensurate with experience). The breeding team is responsible for the breeding and maintenance of several transgenic mouse and rat models in order to ensure an available supply of experimental subjects with the desired characteristics important in the planning and execution of contract work. Primary tasks performed on a daily basis include: Setting up breedings, checking for plugs, identifying neonates, ear notching, toe tattooing, tail tattooing, ear tagging, weaning, sacrificing animals and identifying/treating common rodent health issues. Other tasks such as sentinel blood collection/processing may be required. Ideal candidate must be able to account for every rodent in the colony using company database and clear,accurate files. Must be proficient at using Microsoft Excel and Word. . Strong organizational and multitasking skills required. Must review, comprehend and comply with all SOPs and IACUC, safety and quality assurance standards related to assigned work area at all times.
Animal Technician with at least 2 years of rodent handling and breeding experience with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Bachelors Degree in science. Leadership, organizational, multi-tasking skills required along with willingness and ability to work independently and as part of a team. Occasional weekend work required. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office program in particular Word and Excel.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Judy.Watson@psychogenics.com
In vivo Electrophysiology Job Description
Qualified candidate we are looking for should be a motivated, talented and disciplined scientist having expertise with in vivo single unit (extracellular) recordings. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience or a related field, or MS with at least 5 to 10 years of experience. Superior communication skills and a demonstrated record of accomplishment are a must.
Design and perform experiments using In vivo extracellular recording; Excellent Stereotaxic and general surgery skills are a must; Hands on experience with animal handling, tissue collecting and blood sampling, blood vessel cannulation and dosing using different routes (IV, IP, PO) are required. Ensure that presentations and reports are available to clients in a timely manner. Contribute to manuscript preparation as needed. Train and supervise scientists as needed.
Experience with surface and deep EEG in rodents, and especially knowledge in EEG signals analysis experience. Experience with multiple electrode array and tetrodes recording, and experience with in vivo electrophysiology in preclinical models of neuropathic pain.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Sheng.Zhong@psychogenics.com
Sr. C++/.Net Developer Position
We have a great opportunity to contribute to bio-/chem-informatics/machine learning projects and to design/code original ideas and solutions. You will be an essential member of a small Informatics team working together to use C++, C#, Java, Python and MATLAB to create scalable, high quality solutions to meet the demands of fast growing highly sophisticated biotechnology business. This work will be done in a team environment with constant communication among team members as well as internal and external clients. The work environment requires multi-tasking and delivering quality work on multiple projects. Your ability to communicate is one of the key components to your success in this position.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Ian.Russell@psychogenics.com
Animal Care Technician
Provide animal care and husbandry in compliance with PGI Animal Care and Use Program Description, and in accordance with Animal Welfare regulations, AAALAC International Standard, PHS OLAW Assurance, and NYS DOH. Husbandry of rodents in the vivarium to include providing feed, water, clean cages, identifying sick animals, and notifying research staff according to established standard operating procedures. Maintenance of colony rooms to provide a healthy environment for animals. Receive shipments of animals. Assist with the following programs according to established standard operating procedures: Program of Veterinary Care, sentinel and quarantine programs, environmental monitoring, and pest control. Maintain documentation log sheets as required. Maintain vivarium experimental rooms and support areas as required.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Denise.Imbrogno@psychogenics.com
NeuroDegeneration Group - Research Associate
This position is for a Research Associate for the Systems Biology/Neurodegenerative group at PsychoGenics (level of Research Associate commensurate with experience). Primary tasks performed on a daily basis in mice and rats include compound dosing using various routes of administration, behavioral testing, data handling, tissue collection, and stereotaxic surgical techniques would be a plus. The candidate will be directly involved in graphing and analyzing data to better understand occurring trends and to highlight potential phenotypes in various mouse lines. Strong organizational and multitasking skills required. Will review, comprehend and comply with all SOP’s and IACUC, safety and quality assurance standards related to assigned work area at all times. Occasional weekend work required.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in the biological sciences preferably related to behavior, pharmacology or psychology. Experienced in the handling and dosing of small animals (preferably mice) in a laboratory setting with stereotaxic surgical experience preferred. Leadership, organizational, multi-tasking, trouble shooting and deductive reasoning skills required, along with willingness and ability to work independently and as part of a team. Occasional weekend work required. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel
To apply for the position please send your resume to Kim.Cirillo@psychogenics.com
Scientist - Head of Data Science
We are seeking a motivated group leader for our Scientific Informatics group with expertise in bioinformatics, machine learning and with software development experience. We have a great opportunity to lead the development of informatics projects and to design/prototype original ideas and solutions for a leading Contract Research Organization. In this role you will beleading a small Informatics team responsible for custom databases, software and analysis tools that underpin the company’s SmartCube®, PhenoCube® and NeuroCube® drug discovery platforms, and associated technologies. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a group that includes software developers, computational scientists, and biologists and will collaborate with internal and external scientists. This work will be done in a team environment with constant communication among team members as well as with internal and external clients. The work environment requires effective time management, multi-tasking and delivery of high quality work on multiple projects. Your ability to communicate is one of the key components to your success in this position.
1 Develop and manage the Scientific Informatics group.
2 Develop proprietary Machine Learning algorithms and Analytical Models for CRO, internal and partnered Drug Discovery programs.
3 Direct implementation and deployment of computational tools, supervise integrated database development and maintain existing behavioral capture technologies.
4 Communicate your solutions to the members of the executive team, clients and partners.
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