Rockefeller University Research Specialist in New York, New York
Job Title Research Specialist
Laboratory / Department Synthetic Embryology
The ultimate objective of the work in my laboratory is to understand the cellular and molecular basis of vertebrate embryonic induction, with a special emphasis on germ layer and organ formation. Toward this aim we perform comparative studies using both amphibian and mammalian model systems, including human embryonic stem cells.
The Research Specialist will work closely with postdoctoral researchers performing various molecular (e.g., cloning) and biochemical procedures, as well as microscopy in support of two current NIH marmoset monkey-related grant proposals. Will have wet bench responsibilities and some administrative support functions and assist with culturing stem cells and data analysis.
Bachelor's degree in science required; Master's degree and educational emphasis in biology, biophysics, or biochemistry preferred. Experience working in a research laboratory is required. Must possess outstanding organizational skills and an ability to prioritize tasks and activities. Must be highly focused and detail-oriented to carry out complex experiments. Must demonstrate accuracy in record-keeping and organize, analyze, and calculate data. Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills and the ability to interact effectively in a collaborative work environment are necessary.
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