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A Project Scientist position is immediately available at the Systems Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, California. The Project Scientist will be working with Professor John Reynolds, who combines expertise in single-cell physiology in awake non-human primates, sensory psychophysics, optogenetics and mathematical modeling of sensory mechanisms and perceptual behavior. The Project Scientist will be combine these methodologies, and pursue research questions concerning neural mechanisms underlying visual perception.
Project Scientists make significant contributions to a research project. The Project Scientist is expected to work independently in a support role under the general guidance of a PI. Goals or objectives of projects are set by PI and are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. This position is expected to establish work plan and staffing for each phase of project and demonstrate success in a technical field. A Project Scientist is also responsible for overseeing the scientific progress of an assigned project, including setting priorities, planning procedures, coordinating activities of team members, allocating/securing resources and equipment, recording, integrating and reporting results of project phases and team, training team members and determining flow of activities between departments.
R & D (70%)
Project, resource, team, collaboration and time management (20%)
Writing, administration, communication (10%)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing and working inside.
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