Rockefeller University Research Assistant in New York, New York

Job Title Research Assistant

Laboratory / Department Social Evolution and Behavior

Department Description

Detailed Description

The Research Assistant will participate in different ongoing projects to generate mutant and transgenic lines in ants. Will be responsible for ant colony maintenance, egg incubation, and larval rearing, along with molecular construct design and cloning, microinjections, and genotyping. Will also perform automated behavioral observations and ant brain imaging.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in molecular biology or neuroscience preferred. Must be highly motivated, driven by scientific curiosity, and possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have experience maintaining laboratory organisms. A strong interest in insects, ants in particular, is necessary.

Additional Details

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