Research Intern - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Research Intern position will participate in studies that investigate the neurobiological mechanisms of phenomena induced by drugs of abuse, including drug memory reconsolidation, drug context-induced relapse to drug seeking, drug context-induced impulsive decision making, drug context-induced immunomodulation, and psychosis. In this context, the Research Intern will be trained to utilize instrumental and Pavlovian conditioning models to assess the impact of intra-cranial and system pharmacological, molecular, or genetic manipulations on motivated behavior and cognitive function.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent related field experience performing professional-level work with scientific or clinical research protocols. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Experimental and analytical skills; understanding and knowledge of research theory; interviewing experience; excellent organizational and project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Documentable previous experience in stereotaxic surgery, brain histology, and immunohistochemistry.

Valid driver’s license.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

Keyword Phrases

  • Fuchs Laboratory
  • Research Intern
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  • Laboratory and Research
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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