The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. The Research Assistant will contribute to research in the field of Parkinson's disease and psychiatric disorders. Responsibilities include performing a variety of molecular biology techniques such as mammalian cell culture, isolation of DNA, RNA and proteins, Western blotting, PCR, and molecular cloning. In addition the Research Assistant will provide support in maintaining and analyzing transgenic mouse lines (genotyping, tissue sectioning and staining) and behavioral tests. The Research Assistant will have the chance to learn and apply state-of-the-art techniques such as CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, neuroscience, or cellular biology preferred. Basic experience in laboratory techniques and willingness to work with transgenic mice required. Experience in mouse handling a plus. Basic computer skills required.
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: IRC22460
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.