NYU Abu Dhabi is seeking two Research Assistants to work in the area of COVID-19 research. Position duties require managing a screening program, conducting human subject research and performing viral genetic and molecular biology experiments. Candidates must have a degree in Biological/Biomedical Sciences. Applicants must be proficient in Molecular Biology techniques including RNA extraction, gene expression and qRT-PCR and possess laboratory administrative and management skills. The position requires performing genetic and molecular biology techniques including but not limited to RNA extraction from environmental and biological samples, high-throughput q-RT-PCR experiments, quality control of qPCR data, database maintenance and providing lab data summaries and analysis reports. The individual should be driven, organized and possess the ability to work independently in the laboratory with good team working, interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of proficiency in English.
BSc in Biology or related field
Experience with RNA and qRT-PCR
Experience with laboratory management duties
Experience with methods of detection and quantification of viruses
Experience in public health research or clinical research settings
The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of degree, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, and at least 2 letters of recommendation, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU's global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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