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Rockefeller University Research Assistant | Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition in New York, New York

Organization Overview

The ability to faithfully store and retrieve memories is an important adaptive quality that allows humans to reflect on, engage with, and respond to an ever-changing environment. Research in the Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition, led by Dr. Priya Rajesethupathy, focuses on observing and manipulating large-scale neural dynamics in real-time in behaving animals to understand memory processing in the mammalian brain during health and disease.


The Research Assistant would support in vivo and ex vivo experiments including behavior, photometry, histology and immunohistochemistry.


Job responsibilities mainly include:

  • Training animals and running behavioral experiments

  • Performing ex vivo validation

  • Helping to troubleshoot protocols

  • Performing neurosurgeries for implants and viral injections


Bachelor's degree required with an educational emphasis in neuroscience. The ideal candidate is comfortable working with mice.

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