Lab Technician - Psychology
Bowdoin College | Brunswick, ME
Perform anatomical and behavioral experiments in goldfish for an NSF award to Dickinson (substitute PI while Thompson worked at NSF) for work done in the Thompson lab. The candidate will run experiments in goldfish testing where and how within the brain that testosterone rapidly affects sensory processes in goldfish, as well as manage the Thompson laboratory.
Bachelor’s in biology, psychology or neuroscience required, advanced degree preferred.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Experience working in a cellular/molecular or anatomy laboratory is preferred, as is experience working with animals.
Standard Work Days and Hours
40 hrs/week. Monday-Friday, actual hours flexible between 8:30-5:00. No overtime anticipated. This is a grant-funded position; the position will exist only so long as grant funds are able to support it fully.
Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building intentional community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.
The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.
Full Time Year Round
Background Check Package Requirements
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
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