The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Laboratory of 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 maintenance of Drosophila stocks, molecular biology experiments, sample and data collection, and phenotype characterization. Will work closely with the Principal Investigator, provide scientific input to the project, coordinate lab operations, order supplies, and manage lab inventory.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in genetics, cell biology, evolutionary biology, biochemistry, or related field preferred. Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, focused, and highly motivated to work in both general lab duties as well as in mentored and independent research projects. Good writing skills are highly valued, prior experience with Drosophila research a plus, and a willingness to learn is essential.
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.