Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology
College of Dentistry
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
New York University College of Dentistry is seeking a full-time Junior Research Scientist (research assistant) within the Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology. The Junior Research Scientist will work on projects investigating molecular genetic mechanisms behind embryonic development and birth defects. The incumbent will assist the principal investigator's research by performing basic molecular biology and cell biology tasks such as PCR and gel electrophoresis, DNA/RNA extraction, and cell culture. In this role, the Junior Research Scientist will also learn techniques using frogs and mice as model systems for research, such as dissection and tissue staining.
Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in Biology. The candidate should have experience of working in a laboratory, and proficiency in molecular biology techniques and cell culture is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and names with contact information of three references.
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