The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant, Genetically Encoded Small Molecules to join Genetically Encoded Small Molecules. The Research Assistant will contribute to projects using genetically engineered bacteria to study the physiological role of bacterial-produced molecules in the gastrointestinal tract (i.e., gut microbiome). Will be trained to perform downstream analysis of biological samples collected from mice using mass spectrometry and transcriptomics.
Bachelor's degree in science required. Previous experience working with mouse models and preparing tissue for histology preferred. Must be comfortable with frequent animal handling and techniques including, but not limited to, oral gavage, intraperitoneal injection, in vivo imaging, cardiac puncture, and necropsy. Must have an excellent work ethic, a passion for scientific research, and the ability to work autonomously and efficiently.
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: IRC25268
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.