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Research Specialist 1
CHICAGO IL 60664
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Research Specialist 1
## _Department_
20145 Org.Bio./Anatomy
## _About the Unit_
## _**Job Information**_
**Job Summary:**
Research Specialist in a systems neuroscience lab, focused on decision making and motor control in rodents. Specialist will participate in many aspects of research: handling animals, running experiments, performing surgery, supporting students, etc.
**Responsibilities:**
* Train mice in decision-making and motor behavioral paradigms.
* Design novel behavioral paradigms.
* Perform rodent surgeries.
* Collect and analyze data.
* Oversee the management of equipment and supplies.
* Conduct literature reviews, participate in writing reports and manuscripts.
* Ensure compliance with regulatory policies.
* Other duties as needed.
## _Additional Requirements_
**Education, Experience and Certifications:**
**Education:**
* BS/BA Preferred
**Experience:**
* One-year relevant research experience preferred
* Strong background in animal behavior preferred
* Strong background in systems neuroscience preferred
* Programming experience preferred
* Experience with rodents preferred
* Experience with optical imaging, electrophysiology and/or computational methods preferred
**Required Documents:**
* Cover Letter
* Resume
* At least 2 references
**NOTE:** When applying, all required documents **MUST** be uploaded under the **Resume/CV** section of the application
## _Benefit Eligibility_
Yes
## _Pay Frequency_
## _**Pay Range**_
Depends on Qualification
## _Scheduled Weekly Hours_
37.5
## _Union_
Non-Union
## _Job is Exempt?_
No
## _Drug Test Required?_
No
## _Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?_
No
## _Health Screen Required?_
No
## _Posting Date_
2018-05-16-07:00
## _Remove from Posting On or Before_
2018-11-16-08:00
## _Posting Statement:_
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* Posted Today
* Full time
* JR01477

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