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Position Title Laboratory Technician III
Department Psychological and Brain Sciences
Position Number 1126901
This position is a term position, meaning regular full-time for 12 months.
To assist with research and operation of the van der Meer and Taube laboratories, which study the neural basis of spatial orientation and decision-making in rodents.
SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position
Employment Category Regular Full Time w/end date
Department Contact for Cover Letter Matt van der Meer, Assistant Professor
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is a 12-month term position.
This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Works well independently with the primary goal of setting up equipment and running experiments.
Identifies, troubleshoots, and corrects or recommends solutions to problems associated with experimental design; methods, procedures, and techniques; or equipment and facilities.
Adheres to laboratory safety requirements including general and chemical/hazardous waste safety disposal methods.
Maintains detailed and accurate laboratory records.
Construction and preparation of miniaturized devices for neural recording and imaging.
Assists in surgical procedures.
Maintain rat and mouse colonies including mating, weaning, and genotyping, while keeping careful records.
Orders and maintains stock of laboratory supplies.
Monitors equipment and instrument performance; obtains necessary maintenance and repair.
Instructs others in laboratory methods, procedures, and techniques and provides technical guidance and direction as required.
Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.