Columbia University’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute (Zuckerman Institute) supports interdisciplinary neuroscience research and discovery by scientists and scholars from across the University and promises to be the most comprehensive institute for brain science.
Located in a state-of-the-art facility, world class researchers are brought together to transform our understanding of the brain and mind.
The Zuckerman Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Research Staff Assistant. Reporting directly to the Principal Investigator, the candidate will assist with ongoing experiments using genetics and molecular approaches to study the basis of neural circuit development and function.
We seek a highly motivated individual who is enthusiastic about a career in science.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Work in close collaboration with the Principal Investigator and lab staff. The Research Staff Assistant will provide support in using anatomical, genetic, molecular and biochemical approaches;
Performing dissections, immunochemistry, confocal imaging, and data analysis;
Performing other assignments deemed necessary by the Principal Investigator, including general lab duties, such as making solutions, maintaining fly stocks, etc. are required;
Bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, biology, or other related science is required. A minimum of two (2) years of experience is required.
The ideal candidate must possess sound judgment with a collaborative style that fosters teamwork and cooperation beyond the immediate team to the broader organization.
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