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Research Associate, Behavioral Pharmacology
The Research Associate assists in the execution of behavioral and psychopharmacological experiments involving small rodents under the Behavioral Pharmacology Team at PsychoGenics.
Qualified candidates should help in conducting tests and procedures for pre-clinical studies. Responsibilities include drug formulation, small rodent (mice/rats) dosing (po, iv, ip, and sc), behavioral testing (ex: depression, anxiety, psychosis, motor coordination), proper animal care and data analysis. Applicant should have basic knowledge of statistical analyses and graphing programs. Additional responsibilities include understanding of and compliance with company SOP’s and IACUC guidelines as well as safety and quality assurance standards related to the assigned work
Bachelor's degree in the biological sciences preferably related to behavior, neuroscience, pharmacology or psychology. Applicant with prior experience in handling small rodents (preferably mice and/or rats) in a laboratory discipline is desirable. Experience with Microsoft Windows, Word, & Excel is required. Ability to quickly learn new software for experimental procedures preferred. Organizational & multitasking skills, as well as the ability to work well in a team environment are required. Experience in rodent behavioral testing and dosing are preferred. Occasional weekend and holiday work will be required.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Taleen Hanania
Cage Wash Technician
Provide vivarium operations and cage wash tasks 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. Maintain cage wash operations to meet daily work load requirements. Assist with the following programs according to established standard operating procedures: 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
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 will include Test Article administration using various routes of administration, behavioral testing, tissue collection and data handling (graphing and analyzing data). Stereotaxic surgical techniques would be a plus, but not required. Strong organizational and multitasking skills required. Additional responsibilities include understanding of and compliance with company SOP’s and IACUC guidelines as well as safety and quality assurance standards related to the assigned work.
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in the biological sciences preferably related to behavior, pharmacology or psychology. Experience in handling and dosing of mice in a laboratory setting. Leadership, organizational, multi-tasking, trouble shooting and deductive reasoning skills required, along with a willingness and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Must be willing to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. Must be willing to follow proper protocol and safety procedures, as well as question and/or report any deviations to study protocols. Candidate should willing to learn new procedures and tasks quickly and efficiently, as well as being easily adaptable to changing testing methods. Candidate must have working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and powerpoint.
Occasional weekend and holiday work will be required. PsychoGenics is not offering relocation or visa sponsorship for this position.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Kim Cirillo