RESEARCH ASSISTANT Job Code: VP012
A full-time position is available as a research assistant in studies that develop and use genetically encoded fluorescent voltage indicators in nerve cells in various model systems at The John B. Pierce Laboratory, a nonprofit scientific research institute affiliated with Yale University. The Pierce Laboratory provides excellent benefits with employer paid health insurance and free parking.
We are seeking a highly motivated person capable of working both independently and as a member of the team. The projects in the lab are based on use of cell culture and molecular biology techniques. Experience with molecular biology techniques such as DNA purification, DNA gel electrophoresis, PCR, and bacterial cultures is required. Experience with aseptic technique for maintenance of mammalian cultures is an advantage. The lab duties also include assistance with organization and maintenance of experimental infrastructure (upkeep of lab stocks, placing orders, etc.).
Applicants must have at least a bachelor degree in one of the biological sciences (i.e., Molecular Biology, Biochemistry) and at least two years of laboratory experience beyond the classroom (e.g. part-time, or full-time job). The candidate should also have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Please submit your resume, cover letter describing your previous lab experience, skill sets, and your career goals, along with contact information of three references to: NeurosciRA@jbpierce.org
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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We do not sponsor employment-based visas for this position. We only consider applicants who have valid authorization to work in the U.S.
The John B. Pierce Laboratory recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. We strive to create an inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students whose voices and contributions are valued and respected. The Pierce Laboratory seeks employees who support the research, and public service mission of the laboratory. To learn more about diversity at the John B. Pierce Laboratory: http://jbpierce.org/diversity-committee/
The John B. Pierce Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.