The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Research Engineering/ Scientist Assistant

Hiring department Cl&m-PI-Colgin
Monthly salary $2,333+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 1000PM
Posting number 18-03-05-01-4222
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-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

None provided

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


To provide technical and research assistance to projects investigating the neurophysiology of learning and memory.

Essential Functions

Build recording devices, perform sectioning and staining brain tissue, and perform photomicroscopy. Analyze behavioral and neurophysiological data in a supervised setting. Perform rodent husbandry and care duties as well as general lab maintenance. Occasionally obtain lab supplies off campus. Attend meetings associated with Dr. Colgin's lab or the Center for Learning and Memory in general.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in a Neuroscience or scientific related field. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior research experience preferred. Interest in gaining research experience in behavioral neurophysiology. Ability to work independently and in a team setting. Experience with maintaining rodent colony.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) 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 Working with and around animal research.

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