The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Neurophysiology and Behavior. The Research Assistant will work closely with senior researchers studying the evolution of neural circuits underlying species-specific behaviors. Responsibilities include brain dissection, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, transgenic fly generation, chromosome mapping and drosophila husbandry. Possibility of a motivated individual to expand work to include neural calcium imaging, optogenics, behavioral assays, and RNA sequencing. Additional responsibilities will include assisting the lab manager with general lab maintenance and organization.
Bachelor's degree in science and educational emphasis in neurology, biology or closely related discipline required. Previous drosophila genetics and husbandry experience preferred. Must be detail-oriented, highly organized, proactive and capable of working both independently and within a small team. Must be able to multitask and assist with scientific endeavors and organizational needs simultaneously.
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: IRC23520
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.