The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant, Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics to join Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics. The Research Assistant will be responsible for helping conduct research related to the functional evolution of newly evolved genes. Responsibilities include maintaining Drosophila stocks, performing molecular biology experiments, samples and data collection, and phenotype characterization. Will work closely with the PI and trainees, provide scientific input to the project, coordinate laboratory operations, and order supplies and manage laboratory inventory.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in genetics, cell biology, biochemistry, evolutionary biology, or related field preferred. Prior experience with Drosophila research a plus. Must be organized, detail-oriented, focused, and highly motivated to work in both general laboratory duties as well as mentored and independent research projects. Strong writing skills are desirable. Willingness to learn is a must.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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Internal Number: IRC26067
About The Rockefeller University
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.