The Oregon Hearing Research Center (OHRC) is part of the Department of Otolaryngology at the Oregon Health & Science University.
A Research Assistant 2 position is available in the Shi Laboratory in the Oregon Hearing Research Center to assist in research on the physiology, cellular and molecular biology of ear function. Projects will include: 1) studies on mice to measure cochlear function and 2) studies on the mechanisms of sound and aging caused damage to the cochlea.
Tissue (cochlear) dissection and histological procedures.
Protocols for measurement of acute or chronic acoustic stimulation of evoked auditory brain potentials.
Analysis and reporting of data.
Animal husbandry to maintain mouse colonies, and genotyping of transgenic mice.
Additional responsibilities include tasks that contribute to the maintenance of lab operations such as placing animal orders and detailed record keeping.
Bachelor's Degree with major courses in field of research / No Experience; OR Associate's Degree and 3 years of relevant experience
Ability to work with animals
One to two years of experience in a laboratory setting
Experience with animal physiology, dissection and harvesting of small sample size cell populations and basic molecular biological methods (Western blot, PCR)
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and Resume or CV.
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