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Research Technician- McDannald Lab

The McDannald lab in the Boston College Department of Psychology & Neuroscience is recruiting a full-time, research technician.The position is available immediately and is supported by newly awarded NIH grants.

The technician will be working on projects aimed to understand how the brain computes threat, and how threat behavior is organized. This 2-year position is ideal for someone looking to gain neuroscience skills and research experience before applying to graduate school. Technical training and career mentorship will be provided.

Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.



Applicants should possess a B.S. or B.A. in Neuroscience, Psychology, Biology, Engineering, or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants who are eager to learn, and want to conduct rigorous science. Applicants must be willing to work with rodents. Prior experience with rodents is preferred, but not required. Applicants must commit to maintaining a healthy and respectful work environment.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/diversity.

Boston College’s Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.