The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Molecular Immunology. The Research Assistant will work with human blood samples and PBMC processing, collection and storage. Responsibilities include antibody and protein production, purification, and preparation for experiments exploring broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV-1, DNA (mini-, midi-, and maxi-) preparation and analysis, human tissue cell culture maintenance, transfection and harvest, gravity column antibody purification, HIV-1 envelope protein purification and analysis, buffer-exchange, concentration, LPS-removal, sterilization and storage.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in biology or chemistry preferred. Previous lab experience desired. Must be a hard worker with good organizational skills, detail-oriented and have a knowledge of basic lab and sterile techniques. Must be a team-player who can work independently and perform repetitive tasks with accuracy and precision.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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Internal Number: IRC22421
About The Rockefeller University
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.