Rockefeller University Research Assistant (Salary Range: $46k-$50k) in New York, New York
Job Title Research Assistant (Salary Range: $46k-$50k)
Laboratory / Department Laboratory of Genome Maintenance
Throughout its lifetime, a cell's DNA is under constant metabolic and environmental assault leading to damage. Left unchecked, the resulting genome instability initiates cancer and other age-related disorders. Using Fanconi anemia as a backdrop for understanding aging and cancer, our laboratory's research aims to elucidate pathways that prevent cancer development, with a specific focus on those that repair DNA and those that induce permanent growth arrest in response to cellular stress.
The Smogorsewska Laboratory seeks a Research Assistant who will work with laboratory members in support of their research projects, engage in wet-lab research, keep accurate and organized records for the laboratory, work with, and regularly meet with the Principal Investigator. The Research Assistant will also provide necessary support in processing patient samples and conducting appropriate assays and assist with daily tasks in the laboratory including monitoring inventory, ordering supplies, and general upkeep of the laboratory. Targeted salary is $46,000-$50,000.
Bachelor's in biology or equivalent field required. Must have 1-2 plus years of wet laboratory bench experience. Experience with general cell/tissue culture, including transfections and lentiviral packaging/transduction. Experience with general molecular biology techniques including cloning, PCR, and DNA/RNA/protein work. Experience with stem cells is considered a plus. Candidate must have strong attention to detail, be well-organized, and goal oriented. Strong organization and communication skills.
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