Junior / Assistant / Associate Research Scientists

New York University

United States

July 31, 2021

Description

Junior / Assistant / Associate Research Scientists New York University: NYU - NY: College of Dentistry: Molecular

Pathobiology

Location

New York, NY

Open Date

Jun 30, 2021

Description

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.

Qualifications
  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree or higher in biological sciences or a related discipline.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are required.
  • 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.
  • Application Instructions

    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 Now" button located on the right.

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