Rockefeller University Research Assistant in New York, New York
Job Title Research Assistant
Laboratory / Department The Rockefeller University
At Rockefeller University, bioscience is what we do. It's all we do. Our exclusive focus is on uncovering the processes that underlie life. How cells work. How genes are controlled. What makes us sick, and what keeps us healthy. The research underway in our labs today is leading to the breakthroughs that will transform medicine tomorrow. A place of both quiet contemplation and intense scientific energy, our unique campus is the backdrop to a culture that values both independence and collaboration. Discoveries made this year by Rockefeller scientists will someday lead to new medicines and help us conquer infectious diseases, cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, and many other afflictions. Each represents a step toward a future in which people live longer, healthier lives
The Research Assistant will work closely with senior scientists and participate in challenging, complex, and dynamic research projects. Will learn advanced lab techniques and build strong analytical skills. Responsibilities include performing experiments, presenting your work at laboratory meetings, journal clubs, conferences, and attending a rich program of scientific meetings, lectures, and special events. As a Research Assistant, you will be a more confident, directed, and competitive applicant for graduate/medical school. You will enjoy excellent compensation and benefits, including tuition reimbursement and free MCAT/GRE prep courses. Unspoken luxuries also include our intimate community, extreme prestige (number of Nobel prizes and laureates on-campus), incredible funding and core facilities, and the perks - state-of-the-art gym facility, health and wellness initiatives, inclusion in many affinity groups including diversity initiatives, science outreach, and research assistant community, river views and living in NYC! After two years, Research Assistants go on to the top Ph.D., M.D., and M.D./Ph.D. programs, while some choose to continue as a third-year researcher to learn more.
Bachelor's degree in science and a passion for research required. Will consider a Master's degree. Previous laboratory experience preferred.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans