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Research Assistant, Retrovirology

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Rockefeller University

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New York City, New York

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Sun, 06 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Rockefeller University Jobs – Research Assistant, Retrovirology in New York, New York, United States Rockefeller University Jobs Skip to Main Content Calendar| Directory| Employment DonateSCIENTISTS & RESEARCH EDUCATION HOSPITAL EVENTS DEPARTMENTS GIVE & JOIN ABOUTRockefeller University Jobs The Rockefeller University, located in the cultural haven of New York City, cultivates its own rich and stimulating environment for the intellectually curious. A robust events program, open to all employees, attracts many of the world’s foremost scientists, cultural innovators and thought leaders. We strive to attract and retain the brightest and most creative and dedicated individuals who can contribute to and enhance the university’s reputation for doing world-class science. Employees at all levels receive competitive salaries, excellent benefits and perks, and the tools they need to excel. This strong support fosters a culture with extremely dedicated and satisfied employees, many of whom have long-term associations with the university.WhereWhatView all Jobs Job Information Rockefeller University Research Assistant, Retrovirology in New York, New York Job: IRC25393 Description Job Title Research Assistant, Retrovirology Laboratory / Department Retrovirology Department Description The biology and evolution of viruses and eukaryotes are closely linked. Our Laboratory seeks to define how host genes influence the replication of viruses, emphasizing human and primate immunodeficiency viruses. Our lab aims to characterize the host functions that viruses mimic, manipulate, and otherwise exploit, as well as the defenses cells have evolved against viral infection. Detailed Description The Laboratory is looking for highly intelligent and motivated Research Assistant that is interested in pursuing a career in medicine and/or scientific research. The Research Assistant will work on projects aiming to understand the interaction between cellular proteins and viruses, specifically HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2. Responsibilities include working on experiments in molecular virology, recombinant DNA, flow cytometry and cell culture under the direct supervision of a Senior Research Associate. Job Requirements Bachelor’s degree in science required. Prior laboratory experience is also a must, specifically working in molecular biology and tissue culture. Experience in recombinant DNA techniques and/or cell culture required. Must have the ability to work independently as well as alongside others. Must also possess a keen attention to detail and be well-organize, with the ability to maintain a careful record of the work performed.