NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology - 12 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003
Professor Jane Carlton's lab at NYU's Department of Biology is looking for a highly motivated and independent individual to work as a Senior Laboratory Associate.
This position affords continued training for a specialized career path in research. It will provide development of technical skills; supervision by senior scientists incorporating individual development plan in support of training goals and those of the faculty mentor; and possible publication of research findings during appointment period.
Responsibilities may include: in vitro culture of malaria parasites and trichomonads; preparing culture media; ordering reagents and supplies; organizing and keeping the lab clean and tidy; maintaining the fridges, freezers and liquid nitrogen equipment; extracting nucleic acid material; making genomic libraries and sending them for sequencing; undertaking PCR and Sanger sequencing; running the dish washer and autoclave. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to be part of a research project(s) resulting in authorship on publications.
Projects in the Carlton lab involve the study of parasites that cause important global health diseases, such as malaria and the sexually transmitted infection trich. We also run a large NIH-funded International Center of Excellence in Malaria Research based in India. We use a range of tools including comparative genomics, molecular and cell biology, and epidemiology, to interrogate the biology and evolution of the parasites as they move through human populations throughout the world. For more information about our past and ongoing work, visit http://janecarltonlab.org and http://malariacenterindia.org.
Salary Range: Minimum starting salary $52,704
The ideal candidate will have an MS in Biology or a related field, 2+ years of research experience, be organized, and have excellent oral and written abilities.
Please upload your application materials via Interfolio. Include the following items: 1) CV including a list of publications; 2) a short summary of your present and future research interests; 3) a list of three references and their contact information.
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