Rockefeller University Research Assistant in New York, New York

Job Title Research Assistant

Laboratory / Department Molecular Vertebrate Embryology

Department Description

The ultimate objective of the work in my laboratory is to understand the cellular and molecular basis of vertebrate embryonic induction, with a special emphasis on germ layer and organ formation. Toward this aim we perform comparative studies using both amphibian and mammalian model systems, including embryonic stem cells.

Detailed Description

The Research Assistant will work as part of a team focused on human embryonic stem cell research on a variety of projects. Responsibilities include stem cell culturing, cloning, employing molecular biology techniques, microscopy imaging, and data analysis.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in biology or biochemistry preferred. Must have outstanding organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work in order to carry out complex experiments with attention to detail. Must demonstrate accuracy in record keeping, the ability to organize, and analyze and calculate data. Must possess excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively in a collaborative work environment.

Additional Details

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