Northwell Health Research Assistant - Preclinical Lab - Bioelectronic Medicine in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 001ANR

Job Category Research

Job Description

The Pre-Clinical Laboratory at the Center for Bioelectronic Medicine focuses on the development and testing of novel devices and innovative methodologies in animal models of disease. Further, the lab focuses on optimizing protocols for specific pre-clinical disease models (e.g. inflammatory diseases).

Performs a variety of independent activities involved in planning, organizing and conducting assigned portion(s) of research studies. Participates in the coordination of sharing information, lending assistance, and solving problems with other team members, as needed. Assignments may be fewer and less complex and may receive general guidance and/or direction.e fewer and less complex and may receive general guidance and/or direction.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Planning/Reporting

  • Collaborates with investigator and other team members in developing plans, organization, implementation and monitoring for research projects, interpretation of results, and preparation of manuscripts or reports.

  • Participates in compilation/writing of integrated reports and preparation of presentations and manuscripts of scientific meetings and technical journals.

  • Protocols/Procedures/Techniques

  • Experimental studies include physiology experiments in pre-clinical animal models.

  • Learns, researches and recommends new experimental procedures, as necessary

  • Develops forms and questionnaires and coordinates the application of research techniques, as necessary.

  • Ensures work is in compliance with the currently approved protocols, with Good Clinical Research Practice (GCP), and with applicable regulatory requirement(s).

  • Oversees care and servicing of Center related equipment, tools and instruments. Assists in coordinating repair and managing warranties/service contracts.

  • Data

  • Performs a variety of independent activities involved in the collection, verification, analysis, documentation and interpretation of research data.

  • Selects sources of information and specific data.

  • Prepares correspondence to locate the specific data, as required.

  • Evaluates and interprets collected data, and prepares presentations, reports and analyses describing progress, trends, and recommendations or conclusions.

Keywords: neurophysiology, neural engineering, microfabrication, bioelectronics, biosensing, neural decoding, data analytics, electrodes, recording

*ADA Essential Functions


  • Bachelor of Science Degree, required.

  • At least 1-2 years research experience, preferred.

  • Works effectively as part of a team with good interpersonal skills.

  • Maintains current knowledge of research study area including attending scientific/professional meetings and training courses as appropriate.

  • Exposure to data analysis software (e.g. Matlab) is desired.

  • Broad knowledge in the physiology field and/or laboratory techniques is desired.

  • Experience with small animal models and surgical techniques, preferred.

  • Able to take initiative and work interdependently, meet deadlines with a sense of urgency, multitask, adjust to shifting priorities, communicate effectively, and work under defined rules and regulations