Please apply in the form below for listed positions and general inquiries in lab positions. All applications are seen by Dr. David Fitzpatrick. Below are the current open positions within the lab.
Currently Accepting Grad Students via Florida Atlantic University IMPRS & IBAN programs
Looking for motivated Grad Students to work in the Fitzpatrick lab through either the IMPRS or IBAN programs. To contact the lab please fill out the form below. Follow the links on the right to apply to each program directly.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be a productive member of the research team, participate in research projects, and help maintain the operation of the laboratory. The ideal applicant will be highly organized, reliable, and able to work well with others. The applicant should be self-motivated and self-directed, with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities. Good communication skills are important.
Work will include, but not be limited to:
Assistance of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in their projects
Provide animal care related to research procedures, including assisting in sterile surgeries, recording vitals and monitoring health
Performing basic cleaning and preparatory procedures, including cleaning medical instruments, wrapping surgical packs for autoclaving, and cleaning the surgical suite or procedure area
Conduct microscopy, immunohistochemistry and molecular cloning
Trouble-shooting and problem-solving as related to the research project
Keep a detailed laboratory notebook, accurately collecting records of experiments and back-up data on departmental servers.
Must demonstrate the ability to build and maintain rapport and trust with a diverse population of people as well as internal colleagues and peers
8. The ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality is a must.
Education and/or Experience
The ideal candidate will have a B.S. in a relevant scientific discipline (e.g. neuroscience, cell & molecular biology, etc) and previous experience working with laboratory animals.
Typical schedule will vary from 7:00am/8:00am – 3:00pm/4:00pm Monday through Friday, however, weekend, evening, overtime and holiday work may at times be required.