The Thomsen laboratory at New York University seeks to recruit a highly-motivated junior research scientist. The position would assist in investigating the mechanisms of intracellular signaling of G-protein coupled receptors at a near-atomic resolution. Previous research experience in cell and molecular biology as well as cryo-electron microscopy is desired. The candidate will receive training, a competitive research experience, and will benefit from a highly collaborative atmosphere in a world-class scientific environment.
General lab management, including preparing and ordering reagents, maintaining laboratory inventories and equipment.
Molecular biology, including preparation of cDNA, RNA, RT-PCR.
Cell biology, including cell isolation, culture and cell-based assays.
Preparation of cryo-grids and electron microscopy imaging.
Assist lab members in performing experiments.
Bachelor's degree in biological or chemical science and at least one year of related experience.
Knowledge of various related laboratory procedures and techniques are required.
Broad knowledge of biology laboratory practices.
Must possess a high level of initiative and ability to work with little direct supervision.
Initiative and willingness to help at all levels in the lab.
Excellent organizational, time, and project management skills.
Excellent communication skills and ability to interact professionally with different levels of staff and students.
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