The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Biochemical Genetics and Metabolism. The Research Assistant will focus their efforts on a new pathway of inflammation and how this might be inhibited or augmented. Studies will involve in vitro models of white blood cell migration and in vivo models of autoimmune disease, such as Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Delayed Hypersensitivity, kidney disease, gram negative sepsis, and food allergy. Responsibilities include animal husbandry (mice), including breeding, genotyping, injection and tissue harvesting, as well as molecular and cellular biological techniques, including PCR, Western blotting, and cell culture.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphases in biochemistry or biology preferred. Must be comfortable handling mice and previous experience in a laboratory is strongly preferred. Strong work ethic as well as a commitment to learning required. Interest in translational immunology preferred.
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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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.