Junior / Assistant / Associate Research Scientists
New York University: NYU - NY: College of Dentistry: Molecular
New York, NY
Jun 30, 2021
Junior / Assistant / Associate Research Scientists (Full-Time)
The lab of Dr. Farnaz Shamsi in the Department of Molecular Pathobiology at
the New York University College of Dentistry (https: // www. shamsilab.com/)
has open positions for two Junior/Assistant/Associate Research Scientists.
Appointment rank is contingent upon experience and educational qualifications.
The Shamsi lab studies the intercellular crosstalk in the adipose
microenvironment to understand the fundamental mechanisms regulating metabolic
health and disease. We use genetic mouse models, single cell transcriptomics,
imaging, and a wide array of molecular and cellular biology tools to
understand adipose tissue development, function, and its role in metabolism.
The successful candidates will join a vibrant and collaborative team of
scientists. We are committed to foster a culture of teamwork and the highest
level of scientific rigor and integrity.
We are seeking highly motivated individuals to work independently and in
collaboration with other lab members. The positions will provide excellent
opportunities for learning multiple laboratory techniques and gain research
experience while contributing to several exciting projects in the lab.
Responsibilities include animal colony maintenance, cell and tissue culture,
tissue processing, microscopy, gene and protein detection assays, assisting in
laboratory stocking and organization, documenting results, and other related
duties as assigned.
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree or higher in biological sciences
or a related discipline.
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are
Excellent organization and digital record-keeping skills are required.
Prior relevant research experience in working with genetic mouse models,
molecular biology techniques, microscopy, cell and tissue culture, and/or
R programming is preferred.
Qualified candidates must apply through Interfolio. Applicants must submit:
1) Cover letter / Letter of Interest; 2) Curriculum Vitae; (3) Summary of
research experiences and (4) Names and contact information of at least three
professional references. To access the application, please click the "Apply
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