Rockefeller University Research Assistant in New York, New York
Job Title Research Assistant
Laboratory / Department Cellular Biophysics
We study the organization of cells, with a particular emphasis on the mechanisms that control the compartmentalization of cellular components. We study the principles that govern how macromolecules cross membranes or are integrated into membranes, the physiological and pathological consequences of (im)proper compartmentalization, and develop new technologies for studying cellular function.
The Research Assistant will assist in developing therapeutics for cancers that affect adolescents and young adults, generating mouse models for these cancers. Will be responsible for caring for and maintaining multiple mice colonies and propagating human tumors in mice. The Research Assistant will manage mice injected with tumor samples collected from patients and mice engineered to have the drivers for cancer. The Research Assistant will keep a record of all changes with mice (weight gain/loss, temperament, comfortability, etc.).
Bachelor's degree in science required. Must be comfortable working with mice. Must be able to multi-task, have excellent communication, record keeping, and organizational skills, and be computer literate. Must be reliable and detail-oriented.
This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans