The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant, Molecular Metabolism to join Molecular Metabolism. The Research Assistant will work on translational studies focused on the mechanisms linking obesity to metabolic diseases. Studies in the laboratory focus on the biology of fat cells and include molecular control of adipocyte specification, adipose tissue structure and function, role of adipose tissue in organismal metabolism and translational studies linking obesity to comorbid diseases. Will use mouse models and cellular systems to identify relevant pathways and dissect their mechanism of action.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in cell biology, biochemistry and physiology. Experience with molecular biology techniques, cell culture, biochemistry, and animal techniques helpful. Prior laboratory experience a must. Experience working with mouse models or willingness to be trained to work with mice preferred.
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: IRC25940
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.