Columbia University in the City of New York

Research Staff Assistant - Salzman Lab

The laboratory of Dr. Daniel Salzman in the Department of Neuroscience has an open position for a highly motivated Research Staff Assistant to gain proficiency in a dynamic, collaborative research environment, assisting in investigating the neuronal circuits that process aversive and appetitive experiences in rodents.

This is a full-time grant funded role.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Under the direction of the PI, perform tasks with rodents and/or non-human primates.

  • Under the direction of the PI, perform whole-brain histology, handle rodents and/or non-human primates for behavioral task performance.

  • Use software applications to process data sets.

  • Perform general lab management duties, including animal husbandry, ordering supplies, sustaining inventories and maintenance of instruments, assisting with administrative and documentation tasks relates to experiments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in neuroscience, biology, or other related area of science or engineering is required.

  • The willingness and ability to learn specific techniques for performing tasks is required.



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