Teamwork, Excellence, Creativity and Entrepreneurial Spirit
At PsychoGenics we value teamwork, excellence, creativity and entrepreneurial drive. We are excited about our mission and endeavor each day to build a company that fosters that excitement. We believe that our employees are our most important and valued asset and we are committed to the creation of a working environment that encourages each employee’s professional and personal development. We believe in rewarding the efforts of our employees through competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits plan.
Neurodegenerative Behavior Position
Qualified candidate must be a motivated, talented and disciplined scientist having excellent expertise in behaviorally assessing various rodent models of neurodegenerative disease. In addition the successful candidate should have prior experience with stereotaxic surgeries in rodents. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience or a related field, or MS with at least 5 to 10 years of experience. Superior communication skills, experience in motivating and supervising junior Research Associates, ability to multi-task and a demonstrated record of accomplishment are a must. Applicant must be willing to work in the back with junior Research Associates, providing scientific and technical support.
Requirements: Knowledgable in performing experiments using behavior assays assessing motor and cognitive dysfunction; Strong Stereotaxic and general surgery skills are a must; Excel in data handling, including statistical analysis; Hands on experience with rodent handling, tissue dissection, blood collection, drug administration (IV, IP, PO, ICV) are required. Ensure that presentations and reports are available to clients in a timely manner. Contribute to manuscript preparation as needed. Demonstrate strong leadership skills, train and supervise scientists as needed.
Major plus: Background in neurodegenerative research with in vivo molecular and pharmacological expertise.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Sylvie Ramboz
Sr. C++/.Net Developer Position
We have a great opportunity to contribute to line-of-business and bio-/chem-informatics/machine learning projects by designing and coding original ideas and solutions. You will be an essential member of a small Informatics team working together to use C++ and C# (as well as Java, Python and/or MATLAB, on occasion) to create scalable, high quality solutions to meet the demands of fast growing highly sophisticated biotechnology business. This work will be done in a team environment with constant communication among team members as well as internal and external clients. The work environment requires multi-tasking and delivering quality work on multiple projects. Your ability to communicate is one of the key components to your success in this position.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Ian Russell
Neurodegeneration Group - Research Associate
This position is for a Research Associate for the Systems Biology/Neurodegenerative group at PsychoGenics (level of Research Associate commensurate with experience). Primary tasks performed on a daily basis in mice will include Test Article administration using various routes of administration, behavioral testing, tissue collection and data handling (graphing and analyzing data). Stereotaxic surgical techniques would be a plus, but not required. Strong organizational and multitasking skills required. Additional responsibilities include understanding of and compliance with company SOP’s and IACUC guidelines as well as safety and quality assurance standards related to the assigned work.
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in the biological sciences preferably related to behavior, pharmacology or psychology. Experience in handling and dosing of mice in a laboratory setting. Leadership, organizational, multi-tasking, trouble shooting and deductive reasoning skills required, along with a willingness and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Must be willing to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. Must be willing to follow proper protocol and safety procedures, as well as question and/or report any deviations to study protocols. Candidate should willing to learn new procedures and tasks quickly and efficiently, as well as being easily adaptable to changing testing methods. Candidate must have working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and powerpoint.
Occasional weekend and holiday work will be required. PsychoGenics is not offering relocation or visa sponsorship for this position.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Kim Cirillo
Animal Care Technician
Provide animal care and husbandry in compliance with PGI Animal Care and Use Program Description, and in accordance with Animal Welfare regulations, AAALAC International Standard, PHS OLAW Assurance, and NYS DOH. Husbandry of rodents in the vivarium to include providing feed, water, clean cages, identifying sick animals, and notifying research staff according to established standard operating procedures. Maintenance of colony rooms to provide a healthy environment for animals. Receive shipments of animals. Assist with the following programs according to established standard operating procedures: Program of Veterinary Care, sentinel and quarantine programs, environmental monitoring, and pest control. Maintain documentation log sheets as required. Maintain vivarium experimental rooms and support areas as required.
To apply for the position please send your resume to Denise Imbrogno
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