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  • Research Assistant - Neuroscience - The Dulla Lab
    Department of Neuroscience
    Tufts University


    The Department of Neuroscience is a basic research department focusing on synaptic biology and glia biology.

    The lab of Dr. Dulla investigates how synapses are formed and remodeled in the developing nervous system with a broad focus on neurological disease and epilepsy. We address this question in mouse models and apply electrophysiological and imaging approaches, together with mouse behavioral and in vivo electrophysiological studies. To learn more, visit the website of the lab here

    What You'll Do

    The Research Assistant in the Dulla Lab works collaboration with Principal Investigator (PI). They will work independently to develop and modify techniques and protocols and provides input into research design focusing on how neuroinflammation contributes to behavioral dysfunction associated with long-term lyme disease.

    Primary responsibilities include: 

    • Conducts a wide range of specialized techniques and laboratory experiments including animal behavior, immunolabeling, and microscopy

    • Analyzes data, interprets results and assists in writing materials for publication and presentation

    • Suggests modifications to experiments and protocols where necessary

    • Supervises and/or provides work direction to others in the lab

    • Aids in ongoing lab maintenance, manages lab operations, ordering, and more

    What We're Looking For

    Basic Requirements:

    • Knowledge and skills typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in science and 3+ years of related laboratory experience OR a Master’s degree and up to one year of laboratory experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in science

    • Knowledge of and experience with advanced laboratory techniques and procedures, data interpretation and statistical analysis

    Pay Range

    Minimum $46,700.00, Midpoint $58,450.00, Maximum $70,200.00

    Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.


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