Rockefeller University Laboratory Technician in New York, New York
Job Title Laboratory Technician
Laboratory / Department Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Research in the laboratory of molecular biology aims to identify the genes, circuits, cells, macromolecular assemblies and individual molecules that contribute to the function and dysfunction of the mammalian brain. Scientists in the laboratory of molecular biology have developed a suite of novel approaches based on the manipulation of bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) to investigate the histological and functional complexities of the mammalian brain in vivo and to understand how these mechanisms become dysfunctional in disease.
The Laboratory Technician will be involved in a project that studies the molecular basis of cellular vulnerability in Alzheimer's disease. Working under the supervision of senior technicians, the goal of this project is to identify novel strategies to delay onset and/or slow progression of Alzheimer's disease. Responsibilities include preparing reagents for experiments, cleaning specialized glassware, keeping an inventory of supplies. maintaining records of past orders, delivering samples for sequencing, and other operational tasks required by the project.
High School diploma or equivalent experience required; Bachelor's degree preferred. Must have some familiarity working in a laboratory setting. Must be willing to learn and possess the ability to follow protocols precisely. Must be organized, reliable, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and keep clear and accurate records.
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