The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant (Salary Range: $46K-$50K) to join Casanova Laboratory. The Research Assistant will be assisting a research team, consisting of one associate professor and four PhD students or post-doc, studying human genetics and immunological basis of severe viral diseases. Job responsibilities mainly include: being in charge of the culture, characterization and storage of patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines of the lab, and maintain a growing database of the iPSC lines; being responsible for maintaining a stock and database of human DNA samples; performing routine assays related to antiviral immune responses in human fibroblasts; and providing technical support to ongoing projects of the post-docs and students of the team.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in science or at least 3 years of relevant experience is preferred. An educational emphasis in biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, virology or a related field is preferred. Must be detail oriented, have a strong sense of responsibility and be able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and computer proficiency are required. Experience with tissue culture 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.