Assistant Research Scientist/Scholar Part Time Non-exempt (Siegal Lab)
New York University
Location: New York, New York
Higher Education Institution
The Siegal Lab at NYU’s Department of Biology is looking for a highly motivated and independent individual to work as an Assistant Research Scientist/Scholar Part Time Non-exempt at 20 hours/week.
Projects in the Siegal Lab aim to understand the genetic and nongenetic causes of variation in complex traits. Most projects involve a combination of genetics, molecular biology, and high-throughput microscopy and automated image analysis. The lab primarily uses budding yeast as a model organism, but some work involves Drosophila flies or other organisms.
Responsibilities include: 1) maintaining chemical inventory, equipment and biological stocks; 2) ordering supplies as needed; and 3) assisting lab members with various projects.
In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $18 – $24 per hour. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the specific grant funding and the terms of the research grant when extending an offer.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related field, and laboratory experience in molecular and cell biology. Facility with statistics or computational biology is an advantage.
Please upload your application materials via Interfolio. Include the following items: 1) CV; 2) a list of two references and their contact information.
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