Rockefeller University Research Support Assistant in New York, New York

Job Title Research Support Assistant

Laboratory / Department Genomics Resource Center

Department Description

The Genomics Resource Center (GRC) provides a suite of platforms for supporting genomics research, including deep DNA sequencing using Illumina platforms (HiSeq 2500, NextSeq 500, and MiSeq), Gene Expression Analysis, SNP Genotyping, and Chromosomal Copy Number Variant Analysis using Affymetrix GeneChips; Single-cell Analysis with 10X Genomics Chromium system, individual gene expression and genotyping using realtime PCR, and sample prep and quality control instruments and assistance. The GRC provides support to both University and non-University researchers, with consistent usage by over 50 of the University's Laboratories. The GRC is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art technology, technical support and scientific consulting in the fast evolving field of genomics.

Detailed Description

The Research Support Assistant will work as part of a team supporting the Rockefeller University community for genomics research. Responsibilities include preparing samples for next-generation sequencing, setting-up sequencers, maintaining instruments, interacting with users to receive samples, and performing sample quality and quantity checks.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in science required; Master's degree preferred. Must have experience with molecular biology techniques. Experience with genomics technologies preferred. Must be versatile in instrumentation, with a strong sense of responsibility, and able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills required. Computer proficiency necessary.

Additional Details

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