Job Posting

Research Assistant

LSC/Animal Science

Position Information


Assist with behavioral experiments which measure parenting behaviors and ultrasonic communication in mice. Handle data analysis of experimental data. Help with routine care for the mice: health checks, changing cages, filling water bottles/ food, etc. This is a great opportunity for those interested in biology, psychology, animal sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, and pre-medicine.

This position will mostly work at the Animal Science Research Center but may also work some hours at the Bond Life Sciences Center.

Required Skills

No prior experience required, but attention to detail is a must.
Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior status only. Part-time students are welcome to apply as well.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience in molecular biology, specifically running qPCR would be helpful.
The individual must also possess a general interest in biology, medicine, psychology, or related disciplines. Preference will be given to individuals majoring in these fields, although applicants with other areas
of expertise will be considered.
This position will require some rotating weekend hours (1-4 hours) and helping out during academic breaks, so preference will be given to applicants living in or very close to Columbia.

Faculty Mentor or Sponsor

Other Comments

No phone calls please.

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