The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate IV - Research Engineering Scientist Associate IV, Neurology

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $3,746+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-01-08-01-4208
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

In your cover letter, please describe your career goals, your past and future projects, what you hope to bring to the lab, and what you hope to get out of the Brumback lab.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Under the direction of Dr. Brumback, PI and Assistant Professor of Neurology, advance the research program by performing experiments and disseminating results at meetings and in original research publications.

Essential Functions

Perform important, high-quality, hypothesis-driven scientific research under the mentorship of Dr. Brumback. The scientific focus of the lab is to understand how abnormal neuronal electrophysiology contributes to the cognitive symptoms of developmental disorders such as autism. Perform research using in vivo and ex vivo electrophysiology combined with modern tools for manipulating neuronal activity such as optogenetics to test hypotheses about how the activity of specific populations of neurons contribute to behavior. Disseminate results by presenting findings at conferences and in publications. Help manage the laboratory and mentor graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and technicians.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related field and two years of related experience or master's degree and four years of related experience. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

None provided

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

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