The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant, Mammalian Cell Biology and Development to join Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development. The Research Assistant will work as a part of a highly talented team of molecular, cell, and developmental biologists seeking an understanding of the properties of adult skin stem cells and how aberrations in their biology can lead to skin disorders, including cancers. The Research Assistant will be responsible for designing novel DNA constructs for genetic engineering in primary stem cells or in mice, designing and optimizing of reporter constructs and primers for genotyping, performing CRISPR/Cas9 cloning, and testing mouse founder lines for proper gene expression. Depending on a candidates' science and experience, will have the opportunity to be involved in related research projects.
Bachelor's degree in science required. Must have strong molecular biology skills in designing and making DNA constructs and a minimum of 2 years of strong research experience working in undergrad or postbac labs. Experience with CRISPR.Cas9 technology and tissue culture a plus. Must be a fast learner and quick to transition to independence. Must thrive in a fast-paced research lab and interact well with a dynamic group of postdoctoral researchers and students.
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: IRC23725
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.