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Open Positions

Laboratory Technician Position

Start date:  Available now; open until filled

Position summary:  We are seeking a highly motivated applicant to join our team as a full-time research technician. The successful candidate will use a variety of techniques (optogenetics, chemogenetics, fiber photometry, in vivo electrophysiology) to reveal the neural circuits involved in auditory perception, plasticity, and learning. This 2-year position is ideal for someone looking to gain additional research experience before applying to graduate school or medical school. Technical training and career mentorship will be provided.

Educational requirements: Applicants should possess a B.S. or B.A. in Neuroscience, Biology, Psychology, Engineering, or a related field. All interested candidates should be highly organized, detail oriented, possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a team environment, and be comfortable handling and caring for small animals. 


Qualifications and experience: :  Preference will be given to applicants with experience in animal behavior, stereotaxic surgery, or any of the techniques listed above. 

To apply: Interested applicants should submit a CV and the names and contact info for at least 2 references by clicking here.

Graduate students

We are always interested in hearing from enthusiastic students looking to join the lab. Eligible students should be a member of the Biological Sciences Graduate Program or the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science the University of Maryland. Interested students should submit a brief description of research interests by clicking here.

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