The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Specialist, Molecular Neuro-oncology to join Molecular Neuro-oncology. The Research Specialist will perform biochemical assays as needed according to laboratory and assay-specific protocols. Responsibilities include analyzing and reviewing data for completeness, appropriate interpretation, and readiness for supervisor discussion, review, and sign off. Will participate in method validation for new procedures or equipment as needed, developing/writing new procedures and revising old ones. The Research Specialist will participate in daily laboratory operations, including but not limited to management of systems such as inventory, equipment, and environment. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the development, performance, and monitoring of quality control, quality assurance, and quality improvement procedures for the laboratory. Will ensure the departmental biohazard, chemical, hazardous waste, infection control, and other safety policies are followed. The Research Specialist will work with the PI to develop high-risk, high-reward new methods, perform instrument management activities, and participate in equipment procurement processes as needed.
Bachelor's degree in science and a minimum of five years of research experience required. Must have previous experience performing molecular biology methods in research settings. Willingness to work with a broad array of team members who will supervise different lab sub-projects a must. Working knowledge of related theory, principles, practices, applicable instrumentation, analytical methods, quality control, statistical analysis, and current government regulations a plus.
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.