Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Temporary Research Assistant performs independent research activities in a laboratory studying the mechanism of selenium utilization in the model organism Danio rario.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs various research/technical operations relative to the ongoing investigatory activities of the lab.
Responsible for submitting purchase recommendations to supervisor.
Assists with the care and feeding of experimental animals (fish).
Keeps detailed records of procedures and experiments.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Associate's Degree in a relevant science or working towards Bachelor's Degree.
Relevant research experience can be substituted for required degree.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work in a laboratory environment.
Biomedical science degree.
Prior wet lab experience in developmental biology.
Prior research experience.
This position is grant-funded.
Posting Number: 20ST0101
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 109196
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.