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Scientist II - Neuroscience, School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 23, 2022
Title Scientist II - Neuroscience, School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Neuroscience, School of Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Neurobiology/Neuroscience


The Department of Neuroscience is a basic science department that focuses on cutting-edge research in the areas of synapse development and function, sensory systems, complex behavior, cognitive neuroscience and behavioral neurobiology. The Neuroscience department is supported by funding from the federal government, private foundations, and industry.

What You'll Do

Plan and conduct research independently and is responsible for data collection and analysis methods in accordance with laboratory goals.  Collaborate with other Research staff members to identify novel research methods.  Develop projects and plans to implement these methods.  Contribute original research and is published in peer-reviewed journals.  Develop grant proposals and secure grant funding from the government or other peer-reviewed sources independently or collaboratively. Participate in teaching, research, and mentoring including providing research guidance to graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and less experienced scientists.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience typically acquired by a PhD with 2 or more years of experience as a Scientist III
  • Demonstrated ability to make significant contributions to related scientific research and scholarship, strong potential to direct own research, as well as participation in the mentoring and training of graduate students and younger scientists and regular, significant, contributions published in peer-reviewed journals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Patch clamp recording in brain slices, cultured neurons, HEK-293 cells and human derived neurons,  transporter, CNS pharmacology and drug development.


An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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