The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant, Neurophysiology and Behavior to join Neurophysiology and Behavior. The Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant who will work as part of a team to carry out structural and functional studies of insect odorant receptors. Responsibilities include generating DNA constructs, purification of proteins from insect and mammalian cells and functional characterization. Will conduct experiments including PCR, cloning by restriction enzyme and Gibson assembly, tissue culture, cell transfection and infection, virus production, column chromatography, SDS-PAGE, western blot, and cell-based functional assays. Will work independently and within a small team.
Bachelor's degree in science and a strong interest in biochemistry, pharmacology, or neuroscience required; Master's degree preferred. Must have excellent organizational, communication and time management skills and the desire to be part of a dynamic and highly interdisciplinary lab. Must be detail-oriented, flexible, and adaptable to changing needs and priorities. Must be proactive, responsive, and take ownership of your work.
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: IRC25395
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.