The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Chromatin Biology and Epigenetics. The Research Assistant will directly contribute to two independent research projects run by postdoctoral scientists focused on epigenetic mechanisms of cancer and autism spectrum disorders. Responsibilities include but are not limited to mammalian cell culture, molecular biology (PCR, molecular cloning, protein analysis), standard chromatin assays (ChIP and related methods), next-gen sequencing (library preparation and basic analysis), and confocal microscopy including sample preparation, imaging, and analyses. Additional responsibilities include maintaining stocks of reagents and cell lines, and occasional work with vertebrate animals.
Bachelor's degree in science required; Master's degree in biology or related field preferred. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and previous experience with cell culture, molecular biology, or biochemical techniques. Must be inquisitive, ambitious and enthusiastic about research and thrive in a fast-paced environment as well as work well with members of a team. Basic knowledge of bash/command line 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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Internal Number: IRC23561
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.