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Rockefeller University Research Assistant (Salary Range: $46K-$50K) in New York, New York

Job: IRC28849


Job Title Research Assistant (Salary Range: $46K-$50K)

Laboratory / Department Molecular Neuro-oncology

Department Description

RNA is the driving force of biological complexity, determining which genes any given cell expresses at specific times and under specific circumstances. Darnell developed high-throughput sequencing and crosslinking methods to investigate how RNA binding proteins (RBPs) modulate gene expression. He discovered neuron-specific RNA-binding proteins in the mammalian brain, and studies their link to intellectual function and human disease.

Detailed Description

We need an experienced mouse technician to help maintain our mouse colony and work with our biologists. Must be comfortable working with mice, understand genetic breeding strategies, timed matings, and all aspects of mouse husbandry. Excellent chance to learn cutting edge neuroscience and molecular biology techniques including sophisticated brain dissections, optogenetics, stereotaxic injections, CLIP, RNA-sequencing, and mouse behavioral and vocalization studies. The targeted salary is $46,000 to $50,000.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required. Mouse husbandry, including: setting up matings, weaning, tagging and tailing, and genotyping. Must be comfortable handling mice. Ideal applicant will be extremely organized and self motivated to ensure proper maintenance of important mouse lines. Familiarity with basic molecular biology and biochemical techniques (with emphasis on working with RNA and protein), including immunoprecipitation, qPCR, gel electrophoresis, and western blotting is encouraged but not required.

Additional Details

This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans