The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Biology of Addictive Diseases. The Research Assistant will participate in multiple aspects of clinical research and perform studies on the neuroendocrine effects of drug abuse. Will coordinate patient management and specimen processing, perform laboratory assays for measurement of a variety of neuropeptides, and participate in genetic projects involving DNA isolation and data entry. Will have the opportunity to begin an individual project working with a scientist within the laboratory on current and ongoing research after six months of employment.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in neuroscience or molecular biology preferred. Must be familiar with basic molecular biology techniques and data analysis, and be a self-motivated individual, able to work both independently and as part of a team.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.