The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Specialist, Drug Discovery to join High Throughput Screening Resource Center. The Research Support Specialist will be responsible for developing and conducting biochemical assays, cell-based and biophysical assays, and high throughput screens. Will train technicians, graduate students, and post-docs in the technical implementation of tool and drug discovery projects, design of HTS experiments, and use of instruments. The Research Support Specialist will evaluate new technologies and approaches for HTS and spectroscopy, as well as contribute to the writing of scientific manuscripts and composition of methods, figures and figure legends for published materials. Responsibilities will also include maintaining and independently troubleshooting equipment, including microplate readers, high-throughput microscopes, spectroscopic instruments, and automated liquid dispensers
Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, or a related field required. Must have previous experience operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining quality control for automated pipetting workstations, automated storage systems, and microplate readers. Must have previous experience formatting compound plates for single point concentrations and concentration-response experiments, as well as developing high throughput screening assays involving a wide variety of fluorescent and cell-based modalities. Must be skilled in data organization, analysis, entry and interpretation.
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: IRC23864
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.