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Rockefeller University Research Assistant | Laboratory of Molecular Metabolism in New York, New York

Organization Overview

Our lab consists of 15 lab members (Research Assistants, Graduate Students, and Postdocs) studying the molecular basis of obesity-associated diseases. Our studies focus on the biology of white and brown adipose tissue and span from basic molecular and cell biology to whole animal physiology and human subjects.


The Research Assistant will work on a project studying the paracrine and endocrine properties of fat cells. This will involve studies with cultured cells as well as animal models to identify and characterize adipocyte-derived molecules.


  • Maintenance of animal colony required for cell-type selective protein labeling

  • Biochemical experiments to identify and characterize secreted proteins and metabolites

  • Data analysis, lab presentations

  • Assistance with lab upkeep

  • Related duties and responsibilities as assigned/requested


Bachelor's degree with a science major and prior laboratory experience required. The applicant should have experience with molecular biology, biochemistry, and a willingness to work with animal models.

Prior experience with mouse models would be an asset, but is not absolutely required.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

Compensation Range: Min

USD $46,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $50,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Science

Position Type Regular Full-Time