The Bunnett laboratory of the Department of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology of New York University College of Dentistry seeks an enthusiastic and skilled part-time junior research scientist. The position will provide support to a research team of junior faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and students. The laboratory is focused on understanding the mechanisms of chronic pain and in developing new treatments for chronic pain.
Experience is preferred in standard techniques of molecular and cell biology and biochemistry, including: RT-PCR, molecular cloning, transformation, transfection, cell culture, genotyping, immunoblotting, and immunofluorescence. Responsibilities will include: generating and maintaining cell lines and primary neurons; analyzing signaling pathways in cells using biophysical approaches; management of multiple colonies of genetically modified mice; and general laboratory management and maintenance. Applicants should be technically skilled, possess excellent organizational and communication abilities, and be familiar with programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and GraphPad Prism. You should be enthusiastic, eager to learn and be a team player.
Candidates should submit a CV, three references and short letter of intent.
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