The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Human Genetics of Infectious Disease. The Research Assistant will work primarily under the direct supervision of a Senior Researcher of the lab investigating the human genetic basis of viral diseases and interact with other researchers of the group. Will be responsible for carrying out, reporting, and recording experiments that aim to identify and characterize genetic disorders of the immune system. Responsibilities will include analysis of databases, cloning and sequencing DNA, setting up and analyzing PCR experiments, tissue culture, and biochemical functional studies of the signaling pathways involved in antiviral immunity using various cell types.
Bachelor's degree in science required; Master's degree and educational emphasis in biochemistry, molecular genetics, immunology, or related field preferred. Must have a minimum of three years of experience and be detail-oriented, have a strong sense of responsibility, and work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, and computer proficiency are required. Experience with Western blot and flow cytometry methods 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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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.