The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Support Assistant to join Electron Microscopy Resource Center. The Research Support Assistant will support the Electron Microscopy Resource Center's (EMRC) daily operations including bench work, sample preparation for transmission and scanning electron microscopy, and maintenance of the center. Will be responsible for conventional sample preparation including processing samples, cutting ultrathin sections, data collection, ordering and receiving supplies, managing chemical waste compliance, and administrative support for office duties.
Bachelor's degree in science required. Educational emphasis in biology, cell biology, bioengineering or a related field preferred. Must have strong communication skills, ability to work as part of a team, and flexibility to interact with a diverse group of researchers. Must be detail-oriented, focused, highly motivated, and able to work in a team atmosphere for general lab duties, as well as a mentored atmosphere for wide variety research projects. EM hands on experience preferred, but not required. Competency in use of computers, including functional command of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Photoshop, a plus.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.