Sr Research Assistant – Phenotyping

San DIego, CA

Work Arrangement: In Office

Sr Research Assistant – San Diego, CA (Phenotyping and Animal Behavior) 
Phenotyping and Animal Behavior Lab Technician looking for the next step in your career? Here’s your chance to make a real impact in the industry alongside a fantastic team of motivated employees. If culture and teamwork are your priorities, you’ll want to keep reading.

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct behavior testing to evaluate animal learning and memory such as sensorimotor function, anxiety, nociception, sensory gaiting, and place / fear conditioning and maze tests.
  • Conduct metabolic testing to evaluate animal metabolism such as activity levels, drinking, and feeding using comprehensive test equipment.
  • Perform imaging and other phenotyping tests such as in-vivo fluorescence and trans-illumination, bone density tests, x-ray, ultrasonography, and video tracking of animals.
  • Advise investigators to plan and conduct phenotyping experiments.
  • Prepare research plans and analyze data.

Who you are:

  • BS Degree in Animal Science, Neuroscience, Behavioral Sciences, Biology or related field
  • Seeking 1-2 years experience with phenotyping and animal learning studies.
  • Comfortable with computers such as: Microsoft Excel, Word, ANY-maze, SR-LAB, GEMINI, place preference software, Columbus Instrument Oxymax, CLAX, 

 Why work here:

  • Stable and established work environment: perfect for someone looking to lay down roots with a company. People / Atmosphere: Work with a welcoming and collaborative team with a drive for success.

What does this position pay?
Compensation is determined by several factors which may include skillset, experience level, and geographic location.

The expected range for this role is $25 to $33 per hour. Please note this range is an estimate and actual pay may vary based on qualifications and experience.

Please email your resume to

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