The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Neurogenetics of Language. The Research Assistant will be responsible for performing a variety of complex technical duties involved in assisting with and conducting laboratory procedures. The Research Assistant will support the daily operations of a Next-Generation Sequencing laboratory, prepare and process samples submitted by collaborators and users for various types of DNA sequencing, including Hi-C, and independently operate and maintain lab instruments.
Bachelor's degree required; educational emphasis in biology, chemistry, or other life sciences field preferred. A minimum of two years of relevant laboratory experience and an interest in genomics required. Bench experience with Illumina library preparation strongly preferred. Must have excellent lab and time management skills, as well as strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills. Must have proven multitasking and prioritizing abilities, strong attention to detail, scientific integrity, and the ability to work under pressure. Hands-on experience with "long read" sequencing technologies (e.g. Pacific Biosciences, Oxford Nanopore) or Hi-C library preparation preferred.
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: IRC26636
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.