Company: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Posted on: November 23, 2020
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab s (LBNL), Biological Systems and
Engineering Division has an opening for a Research Assistant. The
successful Research Assistant will work at The Bouchard Lab and at
the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at UC Berkeley. This
position has the specific focus of recording from the rat cortex
with novel micro-ECoG and laminar polytrodes simultaneously. Basic
analysis of data will also be performed, as well as assistance with
rat behavior and chronic surgeries.
What You Will Do:
Collect neurophysiology data from rat cortex
Perform basic data processing
Prepare visualizations of data results
Assist with rat behavior experiments
Assist with chronic surgeries
What is Required:
B.A./B.S. in a STEM field, or a field directly related to
Experience with acute and chronic surgeries on rodents.
Experience with rodent behavior.
Work in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment and exhibit
good communication skills.
Experience with scientific programing languages (e.g. C/C++,
For full consideration, please apply by December 4, 2020.
This is a full time, term appointment through July 31, 2023 with
the possibility of extension or conversion to Career appointment
based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of
funds and ongoing operational needs.
This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions
will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the
responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a
conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant
from being considered for employment.
Work will be primarily performed at:West Berkeley Biocenter (Potter
St.) Bldg. 977, 717 Potter St., Berkeley, CA.
Learn about us!
Biological Systems and Engineering Division
Vision: To lead efforts that combine the power of biology with the
tools of engineering to develop sustainable energy and
biomanufacturing solutions and improve human health.
Mission: Advance a mechanistic and predictive understanding of
complex biological systems over multiple scales in terms of their
responses to manipulation, stress, disease and environmental
challenges and translate this knowledge using engineering
principles to develop resilient systems, tools, and processes for
the efficient production of fuels, chemicals, materials, tissues,
Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world s most urgent scientific
challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human
health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate
of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab s scientific
expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University
of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of
Energy s Office of Science.
Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive
compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a
retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding
development opportunities. To view information about the many
rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab
is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination
Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and
supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory encourages applications from
women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups
presently considering scientific research careers.
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