Rockefeller University Research Assistant, Chemical Immunology and Proteomics in New York, New York
Job Title Research Assistant, Chemical Immunology and Proteomics
Laboratory / Department Chemical Immunology and Proteomics
The Research Assistant will join the newly established Laboratory of Chemical Immunology and Proteomics and will have evolving responsibilities. As a founding member of the laboratory, the Research Assistant will have the opportunity to work directly with the Head of the Laboratory establishing both the organization and culture of the Laboratory and will have extensive opportunities to gain new skills through interactions with colleagues and collaborators in other labs. In particular, the Research Assistant will support general laboratory operations through the augmentation and development of data processing workflows for large proteomics datasets; development and application of data analysis and visualization tools, including integrative analyses of omics data; and generation of a web-based data portal for large proteomics dataset storage, searching, and visualization. Initial responsibilities will include helping set-up equipment, ordering and receiving reagents, establishing and maintaining lab organization, and performing experiments to validate cell lines, reagents, equipment, and mass-spectrometry procedures. After initial setup, the Research Assistant will work with the Head of Laboratory, graduate students, and postdocs on lab work including tissue culture, flow cytometry, mass-spectrometry, and standard molecular biology to support ongoing projects. The Research Assistant will also have the opportunity to develop an independent research project within the scope of the Laboratory's interests, under the mentorship of the Head of Laboratory.
Bachelor's degree in science required; Master's degree or Ph.D. preferred. Educational emphasis in computational biology, computer science, bioinformatics, biostatistics, mathematics, or a related field preferred. Must have proficiency in R, Python, and other relevant computer languages, with working knowledge of statistical methods and data analysis methods. Experience in large scale data analysis required. Must have critical thinking, research, and analytical skills, as well as the ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment
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