Rockefeller University Animal Technician in New York, New York
Job Title Animal Technician
Laboratory / Department Molecular Immunology
We pursue a combination of biochemical, molecular and genetic approaches to define the checkpoints that regulate B cell development, antibody production and B cell tolerance. A second area of interest is in dendritic cells. Our interests range from the earliest phases of the B cell pathway, including the commitment to becoming a B cell through the completion of maturation. Our ongoing work includes a focus on mechanisms of V(D)J recombination, somatic mutation, isotype switching, allelic exclusion and tolerance.
The Animal Technician will maintain the laboratory's mouse colony, including breeding, weaning, sample collection, and genotyping various transgenic and knock-in/knock-out strains. Additional responsibilities will include keeping an inventory/record of the mouse colony and ordering, shipping, and importing all mice for the lab. Lab work will consist of preparing DNA samples, PCR procedures, and handling other laboratory duties as assigned. #INDBIOINFO21
High School diploma or equivalent required; coursework in science preferred. Previous work with animals is a must. Must be well organized and self-motivated with excellent communication skills. Must have basic computer skills.
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