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Rockefeller University Research Assistant | Laboratory of Metabolic Regulation and Genetics in New York, New York

Organization Overview

The Laboratory of Metabolic Regulation and Genetics, led by Dr. Kivanç Birsoy, studies how metabolic pathways regulate biological processes and contribute to diseases, including cancer, mitochondrial disorders, and inborn errors of metabolism. Using genetic and metabolomic tools, the lab studies the mechanisms by which human cells alter their uptake and use of nutrients to adapt to the genetic and environmental stresses observed in these disorders.


We are seeking a passionate, detail-oriented research assistant to participate in our projects to figure out the regulation of metabolic pathways in biological processes. The research assistant is expected to complete the given daily tasks independently and should be able to work with graduate students and postdocs in the laboratory.


  • Performing research using general molecular biology techniques including cloning, PCR, Western Blot, etc.

  • Preparing common buffers and materials for the laboratory

  • Receiving orders from Receiving, Stockroom, and Mailroom

  • Coordinating with the laboratory manager to keep the laboratory organized and to ensure a smooth working environment

  • Helping lab members with maintaining their lab animal colonies and genotyping


Bachelor's degree required. The research assistant should be familiar with basic molecular biology techniques, especially mammalian cell culture. S/he is also expected to complete some uncomplicated tasks on her/his own, i.e. preparing buffers.

Rockefeller University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the characteristics listed above.

Compensation Range: Min

USD $46,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $50,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Science

Position Type Regular Full-Time