The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant, Chemistry and Cell Biology to join Chemistry and Cell Biology. Supervised by a senior scientist, the Research Assistant will work on a team project focusing on chemical biology using chemical synthesis, cell culture, protein purification, and various biochemical assays. Will learn and be responsible for cell culture, including generating, organizing, and managing several different cell lines, and performing molecular biology techniques, including preparation of recombinant DNA and multi-step cloning to generate constructs. Responsibilities will also include ordering and distributing research supplies and maintaining inventories.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in molecular biology, cell biology, or biochemistry preferred. Previous laboratory experience in cell culture and molecular biology preferred. Must have the ability to work effectively as part of a dynamic team to reach challenging milestones promptly, as well as the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
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: IRC25593
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.