Career Opportunities

Scientist - In vitro electrophysiologist

We are seeking a well-trained in vitro electrophysiologist, with experience in preparing and recording from rodent brain slices. Patch-clamp expertise is required, as well as a working understanding of both neuroanatomy and neuropharmacology. Familiarity with LTP paradigms and synaptic plasticity would be highly valued but not required. The candidate should be flexible in terms of working on scientifically diverse projects, and should be comfortable working independently, including a facility with data analysis and presentation of results.

Candidates with a PHD are preferred; candidates with BA and MA degrees with at least 5 years of professional experience will also be considered. Job title and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

To apply for the position please send your resume to Afshin.Ghavami@PsychoGenics

Scientist - In vivo Electrophysiology

Qualified candidate we are looking for should be a motivated, talented and disciplined scientist having expertise with in vivo single unit (extracellular) and Field potential 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; Microiontophoresis/micropressure drug delivery; Excellent Stereotaxic and general surgery skills are a must; Hands on experience with animal handling, tissue collecting and blood sampling, 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.

Major plus: Experience with surface and deep EEG in rodents, and especially knowledge in EEG signals analysis experience. Experience with In vivo electrophysiology in preclinical models of neuropathic pain.

To apply for the position please send your resume to Afshin.Ghavami@PsychoGenics

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 models for various research groups. Primary tasks performed on a daily basis in mice include: Setting up breedings, checking for plugs, identifying neonates, ear notching, toe tattooing, tail tattooing, ear tagging, weaning, sacrificing animals and identifying/treating common mouse health issues. Other tasks such as adult dosing and sentinel blood collection/processing may be required. Ideal candidate must be able to account for every mouse in the colony and maintain clear and 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.

Minimum qualifications:
Animal technician with at least 2 years of mice handling and breeding experience. 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.

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  • PsychoGenics
  • 765 Old Saw Mill River Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • tel: (914) 406-8019
  • fax: (914) 593-0645