BHI-Mowery Laboratory Research Assistant (Full Time) job vacancy in Rutgers University – Jobs in New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Company Name :
Rutgers University
Company Location :
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Job Position :
BHI-Mowery Laboratory Research Assistant (Full Time)
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title

BHI-Mowery Laboratory Research Assistant (Full Time)

Job Category

Staff & Executive – Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)


RWJ – Brain Health Institute


New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university-wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Laboratory Assistant for the Brain Health Institute. Under the direction of the Assistant Professor, the Research Laboratory Assistant will conduct behavioral experiments on Gerbils to study the influence of early auditory and visual sensory experience on brain development and associative learning. This is a full time position for 40 hours per week which includes working on weekends.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Train animals and run behavioral experiments to assess associative learning in Gerbils.
Carry out post-experiment processing of brain tissue (histology).
Assist with microscopy and anatomical analysis of processed brain tissue.
Perform auditory (e.g., earplugging) and visual (e.g., eye opening) manipulations in neonates.
Maintain accurate records of experimentation and research, assist with data entry and analysis.

Position Status

Full Time

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Union Description

Teamsters, Local 97

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Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Seniority Unit

Terms of Appointment

Staff – 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility



Minimum Education and Experience

Associate’s Degree in a relevant science plus one (1) year related experience in a laboratory environment.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Basic computer skills (data entry/organization).

Preferred Qualifications

Previous animal handling experience.

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Physical Demands and Work Environment

Special Conditions

Scientific research laboratory. 40 hrs/week including weekends.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus

Downtown New Brunswick



Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

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