Rockefeller University Research Assistant in New York, New York

Job Title Research Assistant

Laboratory / Department Genetically Encoded Small Molecules

Department Description

Natural products- or more generally, genetically encoded small molecules- play a wide variety of roles in biology and have proved useful in the development of small molecule therapeutic agents. Dr. Brady's research centers on the discovery, biosynthesis and characterization of new, genetically encoded small molecules from microbial sources, with a special focus on those produced by uncultured soil bacteria and pathogenic bacteria. He is also interested in developing molecular tools that can be used to observe small molecules in vivo.

Detailed Description

Working closely with a postdoctoral researcher, the Research Assistant will contribute to an antibiotic discovery project. The Research Assistant will conduct peptide synthesis, purification, characterization, and bioassays.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in chemistry preferred. Must have at least 1 year of experience in an organic chemistry laboratory. Knowledge of biochemistry and related techniques preferred.

Additional Details

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled