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Rockefeller University Research Assistant | Laboratory of Molecular Electron Microscopy in New York, New York

Organization Overview

The Laboratory of Molecular Electron Microscopy, headed by Dr. Thomas Walz, is interested in processes that involve biological membranes. Currently, the lab focuses on understanding how the membrane environment affects the structure and function of membrane proteins. Towards this goal, the lab applies cryo-electron microscopy to image membrane proteins in custom-designed lipid environments, aiming to visualize their dynamics and to determine their structures at the atomic level.


The Research Assistant would support the lab with molecular biology and biochemistry pursuant to structure-function analyses of immunoreceptors.


Job responsibilities mainly include:

  • Maintaining eukaryotic cell culture lines

  • Expressing and purifying proteins for structural and functional assays

  • Cloning genes into expression systems

  • Preparing reagents and disposables as needed

  • Perfomring related duties and responsibilities as assigned/ requested


Bachelor's degree required. Preferred qualifications include a year or more of laboratory experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, protein expression and purification, eukaryotic cell culture, and/or structural biology.

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 $48,300.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Science

Position Type Regular Full-Time