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Full Time Location:
Medical Center School/Department: Taub Inst Res Alzheimers Disease Aging Brain
Grade: Technical Grade 4
Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
Job Type: Support Staff - Union
Bargaining Unit: SSA
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary Range: $46,226.44
Dr. Abid Hussaini is seeking a Technician B to join his laboratory at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The lab is focused on understanding the neurobiological basis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) using in vivo electrophysiology, cognitive testing and optogenetic/chemogenetic techniques in transgenic mouse models of AD.
Work on an independent project and develop methods for analyzing experimental data, develop hardware tools for electrophysiology, optogenetic and behavior experiments and employ machine learning algorithms on large datasets.
Analyze large-scale data pertaining to in vivo electrophysiology and behavior data.
Develop and maintain Python, MATLAB and C# code for experiments.
Work with collaborators to incorporate machine learning algorithms into analysis.
Train students/staff in handling hardware and software tools.
Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or a completed animal husbandry program or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Knowledge of various related laboratory procedures and techniques preferred.
One year of related experience preferred.
Experience with gaming engine and software such as Unity and Blender is highly desirable.
Experience with machine learning is desirable.
BS or MS in Computer Science, Neuroscience, Physics, Math, or other related fields.
Excellent programming skills in Python, MATLAB and C# with experience in signal processing.
Experience in working with electronics, computer hardware and IoT.
Strong understanding of experimental design and statistical analysis.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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