Laboratory Volunteer - Undergraduates and Graduates - Marcinek Lab - UW South Lake Union

LOCATION: Seattle, WA (United States)

CLOSING DATE: August 1, 2022


JOB #: 18668

POSTED: April 29, 2022


This is an opportunity to do hands on research on obesity physiology. This study is being funded by the UW Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC) and led by postdoc Dr. Ana Valencia. Responsibilities include handling, weighing, and recording food intake of mice once/twice a week. No prior experience necessary. Student will take animal handling training courses (online and in person), and will be expected to work independently once trained. 

Additional Details:

Opportunity Start-End Dates: 5/16/2022 - 12/16/2022
Special scheduling: Some weekends may be required


Anyone interested in obesity/nutrition/metabolism animal research is welcome to apply. This is a great opportunity to get a foot in the door in biomedical research. We need someone who is available most weeks starting May until December to come in once/twice a week.

We expect for the student volunteer to be self-sufficient and reliable in taking the necessary training courses and performing required tasks. 

We take our responsibility for the ethical treatment of animals in medical research very seriously and we expect student volunteers to do the same.


How to Apply:

Please email Ana Valencia at and provide the following information. Please title your email (RE: STUDENT VOLUNTEER)

Introduce yourself

Would you be available most weeks between May-December to come in once/twice a week? 

Do you have experience with mouse handling (it is okay if you don’t)?

What year are you in?

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